Tag Archives: Apocalypse

“How are they down, how have they fallen down – Those great strong towers of ice and steel…”

In the late 1940’s Thomas Merton published his complicated poem Figures For An Apocalypse.  One of the sections of the poem is entitled “In the Ruins of New York“.
While the whole section concerns a great downfall, a city and way … Continue reading

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Technocracy and the Beast of Revelation: “the appearance of omnipotence and omnipresence”

A while ago I had a post and poll about government surveillance of your communications and other doings.  HERE
I saw an article in First Things (in these USA to subscribe click HERE) which touches on Christian issues and surveillance.  Read the … Continue reading

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Benedict XVI: “There is no such thing as a superfluous or useless prayer.”

From VIS:
Vatican City, 12 September 2012 (VIS) – During his general audience, held this morning in the Paul VI Hall, Benedict XVI focused his catechesis on prayer in the second part of the Book of Revelation … Continue reading

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