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Monthly Archive for April, 2009

Susan Sontag was for me always a source of fragments that stopped me short, blinded by the light her few words blasted into my face, brain. At times, in the stifling unSontag days at Catholic University in the late 60s slogging through raw primary texts and some undigestible and undigested lectures, she threw me the […]

Just as I was starting this post my supervisor Rabbi David Teva came in so we could start clearing out the common fridge so Passover items can be stored. The oldie moldie will be thrown out to make way for the new. This Holy Week, Holy Thursday, will spot light priesthood among other things. The […]

Death of Dialogue?

In Christian history two great divides that make dialogue nearly impossible happened in the 1200s between East and West in the church and in the 1500s in the West between Protestants and Catholics. The reasons for the splits in the 1500 have largely been forgotten, but the splits gave birth to more and more so […]

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