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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6075 on: January 02, 2019, 04:22:15 PM »
Recently returned to most of a Scripture reading program I had with the kids for many years, except the leccionary is our NT portion now. 
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6076 on: January 04, 2019, 04:00:58 PM »
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind... is it any good? ???

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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6077 on: January 04, 2019, 04:01:52 PM »
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind... is it any good? ???

I never read the comics but the film is amazing... so I assume so?
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6078 on: January 04, 2019, 05:47:37 PM »
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind... is it any good? ???

I never read the comics but the film is amazing... so I assume so?

+1

I didn't realize there was a manga (I should have, I guess). I bet if I ask my eighth grader he can tell me all about it.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6079 on: January 04, 2019, 05:53:27 PM »
Re-reading Schmemann's Eucharist as part of the liturgical theology requirement for St. Stephen's.

Aside from his journals, I think it was the only one of his works he didn't oversee the translation, and TBH I think it's a better translation than his other things. His voice is still clear, but the sentences seem less, I don't know, convoluted?

The main thing that has stuck with me this time around is just how much he considered liturgy as personal piety to be decadent, a criticism that still holds 40 years later.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6080 on: January 04, 2019, 06:04:24 PM »
"The Fellowship of the Ring." :)
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6081 on: January 04, 2019, 06:21:24 PM »
"The Fellowship of the Ring." :)

You going to pick up The Silmarillion or Unfinished Tales after?
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6082 on: January 04, 2019, 10:39:14 PM »
Yep. Have to finish "Kullervo."
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6083 on: January 05, 2019, 07:01:36 AM »
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind... is it any good? ???

I never read the comics but the film is amazing... so I assume so?

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind... is it any good? ???

I never read the comics but the film is amazing... so I assume so?

+1

I didn't realize there was a manga (I should have, I guess). I bet if I ask my eighth grader he can tell me all about it.

Thanks, have been trying to figure out whether to take the plunge. :)

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Re: What is everyone reading?
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6085 on: January 06, 2019, 11:33:07 PM »
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6086 on: January 17, 2019, 07:33:31 PM »
A bunch of articles about women in the horror genre.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6087 on: January 17, 2019, 11:58:53 PM »
"The Fellowship of the Ring." :)

You have excellent taste in books.

Re-reading Schmemann's Eucharist as part of the liturgical theology requirement for St. Stephen's.

Aside from his journals, I think it was the only one of his works he didn't oversee the translation, and TBH I think it's a better translation than his other things. His voice is still clear, but the sentences seem less, I don't know, convoluted?

The main thing that has stuck with me this time around is just how much he considered liturgy as personal piety to be decadent, a criticism that still holds 40 years later.

As in, he wouldn't think it was appropriate for someone to pray compline in their bedroom? Or am I misunderstanding? I'm suddenly very curious about this book.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6088 on: Yesterday at 12:34:20 AM »
A bunch of articles about women in the horror genre.


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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6089 on: Yesterday at 06:06:23 AM »
'Evil isn't the real threat to the world. Stupid is just as destructive as evil, maybe more so, and it's a hell of a lot more common. What we really need is a crusade against stupid. That might actually make a difference.'~Harry Dresden

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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6090 on: Yesterday at 05:32:37 PM »
Celtic Christian Spirituality by Mary C. Earle 
Early Christian Writings
"Two Romes fell, a third stands, and there will not be a fourth one."-Philotheus of Pskov

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Trampling down death by death,
And upon those in the tombs
Bestowing life!- Paschal troparion

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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6091 on: Yesterday at 06:11:02 PM »
How do you pronounce "The Vvitch?"
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Re: What is everyone reading?
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How do you pronounce "The Vvitch?"

'Witch', of course. That's how everyone other than the poster spells it.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6093 on: Today at 12:14:47 AM »
Ah, okay.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6094 on: Today at 03:43:29 PM »
Why Poverty Is Like a Disease

Long, involved, lots of links to follow, lots to unpack, but dang, more people should write understandably like that.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6095 on: Today at 05:48:52 PM »
How do you pronounce "The Vvitch?"

'Witch', of course. That's how everyone other than the poster spells it.

It’s just old-fashioned typography. Like using “y” to represent “th”.
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Re: What is everyone reading?
« Reply #6096 on: Today at 09:39:33 PM »
"The Fellowship of the Ring." :)

You have excellent taste in books.

Re-reading Schmemann's Eucharist as part of the liturgical theology requirement for St. Stephen's.

Aside from his journals, I think it was the only one of his works he didn't oversee the translation, and TBH I think it's a better translation than his other things. His voice is still clear, but the sentences seem less, I don't know, convoluted?

The main thing that has stuck with me this time around is just how much he considered liturgy as personal piety to be decadent, a criticism that still holds 40 years later.

As in, he wouldn't think it was appropriate for someone to pray compline in their bedroom? Or am I misunderstanding? I'm suddenly very curious about this book.

No, his objection was to corporate liturgies during which everyone is essentially a private participant.
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