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Since it's the Christmas season...

… I have a link which Mr. Kalb and Turnabout regulars may find inspirational - actually, I’ve posted it already, but just in case anybody missed it, I’ll link my previous comment, where one can follow the link to the essay I’m referring to, [url=http://antitechnocrat.net:8000/comment/reply/1199/4050]here[/url]. I’m sure you’ll find it a blessing, as I have.

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… I don’t know if the German Lutheran pastor in Tehran was familiar with the Underground Railroad, and how fleeing slaves could identify safe houses by their having http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&q=candle+window+%22underground+railroa… a candle in the window, but it’s very possible he might have known about it, and thus borrowed it… I’ve always liked the lyrics to a popular CCR song which made use of this, http://www.creedence-online.net/lyrics/long_as_i_can_see_the_light.php “Long As I Can See the Light”…

Thanks for posting this. It’s surprising to see someone successfully make the whole of the Athanasian Creed the climax of a story.

Rem tene, verba sequentur.

Rem tene, verba sequentur.

Yes, it is indeed surprising, and inspiring…

BTW, I’ve noticed something - though it is one of our doctrinal standards, I’ve never heard my church ever have a public recitation of the Athanasian Creed; we regularly recite the Apostles’ Creed (almost every week, in the second daily service); we occasionally (maybe a few times a year or so) recite the Nicene Creed, but we never seem to recite the Athanasian Creed, which I think is a pity. (My church, as most of you regulars will know but some newcomers may not, is a traditional Reformed church.) Has anyone ever recited the Athanasian Creed in their church (I’m particularly thinking Roman Catholic, Reformed, and/or Lutheran readers)?