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Hope

Andrée Chedid, A salve of the future,hope, Poetic anthropology. Publisher: Gallimard, 2008 Translation Canon Tony Dickinson I have anchored hope at the roots of life. In the face of darkness, I have set up brightness, planted torches, at the border ...

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Looking Luther in the face

Looking Luther in the face Jean-Marie de Bourqueney Translation Canon Tony Dickinson October 2017 The question of Jewish-Christian relations is most certainly a painful story. From being one Jewish movement among others, quickly in competition with the Pharisees, Christianity became ...

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Biblical Festishism

by Bernard Reymond Translation Louise Thunin If protestantism is – among other systems – founded on a principle of returning to biblical scripture its exclusive authority (Sola Scriptura), doesn’t this principle bear within itself the potential peril of a new ...

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Prayer Umbrella

Olivier Favre found on a pillar in the Abbey of Issoire Translation Louise Thunin Fold your umbrella, brother. Prayer is no umbrella. God doesn’t deal in umbrellas. He likes wind too much. I was afraid of getting wet. I thought ...

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This Photograph

by Antoine Peillon translation Louise Thunin In the past, no one ever noticed me in the street ; now children make fun of my yellow star. Lucky toad ! You don’t wear the yellow star. Max Jacob, Loving Our Neighbor ...

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Prayer and Sunbathing

by André Gounelle translation Louise Thunin ˝Pray without ceasing,˝ writes the Apostle Paul. Impossible directions to follow ? It all depends on what we mean by prayer : a rite that we carry out or self-exposure to the presence of ...

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On the Eighth Psalm

by Antoine Peillon translation Louise Thunin How magnificent is your name in all the earth ! Yes, when I contemplate your heavens, the moon and the stars, the flowers and the honey, all the migratory birds, the wolf of the Mercantour ...

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