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Displaced Ruler a Prisoner of His Own Appetite

Thomas Costain's book The Three Edwards describes the life of Raynald III, a 14th-century duke in what is now Belgium. Grossly overweight, Raynald ...

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Augustine on the Limitations of Free Will

Free will, without God's grace and the Holy Ghost, can do nothing but sin.

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Natural Does Not Always Mean Good

Many people justify their participation in a variety of behaviors by calling them "natural." However, the following quote from M. Scott Peck ...

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"The Devil in the White City": Two Extremes of Human Nature

Set against Chicago's World's Fair in 1893, Erik Larson's bestselling book The Devil in the White City tells the true story of two men, each ...

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Kanye West Wants to Be a Bible Character

Kanye West, a hip hop producer and rapper, wants a new version of Scripture. That would not be so unusual, except that he thinks he should be a character ...

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Keep the World Out of the Christian

"It's not the ship in the water but the water in the ship that sinks it. So it's not the Christian in the world but the world in the Christian ...

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Expensive Makeovers Are Only Skin Deep

Extreme makeovers are in. According to PlasticSurgery.org, in 2020 (the latest year for which statistics are available) there were 15.6 million cosmetic ...

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Bono on Sin

In 1982, U2 singer Bono told journalist Terry Mattingly:

I don't believe in preaching at people. The truth is that we are all sinners. I always include ...

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Augustine's Joy in Sin

Once, during the holidays, [before his conversion, early church father] Augustine robbed a pear tree. He tells of the event with a quite extraordinary ...

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The Overlooked Volcano

Scores of people lost their lives. The world's mightiest army was forced to abandon a strategic base. Property damage approached a billion dollars. ...

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