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A System of Intentions

Hey Folks. I’m Jeremy Shank and I’m working on a walk through the Book of Romans over in the “Shanktification”


Joseph, Husband of Mary (Repost – 2014)

Image via Wikipedia This is a yearly repost… One of the most forgotten men in the Scriptures is Joseph, who


God’s Spirit

Fear robs us of power, love and sound mind – This is why God has given us his Spirit which

Song of Solomon

Brief Exegesis – Song of Songs 2.7

All those deer in the Song of Solomon are, well, not just deer… I adjure you, O maidens of Jerusalem,

Song of Solomon

Scratchpad: Exegesis of Song of Solomon 2.2-3.4

Thanks to Bob on an earlier comment for directing me to this passage, as well as Gez, via Twitter as

Church History

Gertrude of Helfta – No greater love

Saint Gertrude of Helfta (1256-1301), Benedictine nun Exercises VII, None (trans. Thomas Alder Pope; SC 127, p. 281f. rev.) «


If Love Wins, Does Justice Lose?

A commenter recently remarked, “Rather than “love,” this seems more like “making distinctions among yourselves” – a practice upon which

John Chrysostom

John Chrysostom on Loving your wife

From the Dailygospel.org – but, I note that John says nothing about what to do when your wife reads Jim’s