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From the monthly archives: November, 1999

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The philosopher of a lonely freedom

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

November 29, 1999

For nearly 10 years, I was part of a pastoral team that conducted a program for young couples preparing for marriage. My job was to give the talk on the sacrament of marriage.

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Holding hands across the chasm of death

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

November 22, 1999

Why pray for the dead? Does this make any sense? What possible difference can our prayers make to a person once he or she has died?

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Facing in a completely new direction

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

November 15, 1999

"Repent and believe in the good news!" These are the first words out of Jesus' mouth in Mark's Gospel and they are meant as a summary of the entire Gospel. But what do these words mean?

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The two faces of the devil

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

November 8, 1999

We need a healthier theology of satan. Rather a strange thing to say! Can there be a theology of the devil? Perhaps not in the strict sense. Theology after all is meant to be words about God (Theos-God; logos-word).

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An imperceptible decline into bitterness

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

November 1, 1999

Within all of literature few tragedies compare with the biblical story of Saul. The story begins with a young man, Saul, who at this time in his life has no equal in terms of being handsome, gracious and good. The people recognize this and make him their king.

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