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From Küng to Catholicism

November 25, 2019 Russell E. Saltzman 15

Hans Küng’s massive 720-page On Being A Christian, published in English by Doubleday in 1976, had enormous impact on my theological life as a first-year Lutheran seminarian. Küng, now 91 and in poor health, was […]

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Confirmation and Questions

August 26, 2019 Russell E. Saltzman 9

A year ago one October Saturday, my wife and I were at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, in Alexandria, Virginia, which is a hop, skip and a couple turns from George Washington’s Mt. Vernon estate. It […]

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Pipe bombs and Republicans

October 30, 2018 Russell E. Saltzman 12

Off on a 25th wedding anniversary weekend trip, my wife and I were blissfully free of inordinate distractions. So we learned only upon return that the pipe bomber targeting Democrats had been arrested. Conservative Facebook […]