THURSDAY  The monthly magazine of S Giles-in-Reading  8 October, 2020  Fragments of All Souls     Fr David  Parish News Su...
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First Things  Fr David  Fragments of All Souls  A  utumn is a struggle between summer   s warmth  which, frankly, we don  ...
cheerful,    Dies irae, dies illa,    says the 13th century sequence hymn by Thomas of Celano    Day of wrath and doom imp...
Dante  both of whom we will read   would say the same. But who then is pure of heart  Our wills, our loves, are certainly ...
The  Churchwarden   s Chest News   Up-dates  Sue Mott  W  elcome to this edition of the newly formatted Parish Magazine. T...
alterations and it is certainly an alien environment, but we are following the national guidelines and have made the churc...
remind everyone that we need to maintain the 2m distance and observe the Rule of Six while chatting. It is essential for u...
Churchwarden   s Archives  A  s some of you will recall there used to be a monthly magazine called Parish News which was e...
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Expositio Lectionis Dominicae On some Sunday   s lessons  Fr Tomas  The Two Sons  T  he scriptural passage, which is uniqu...
between. In the first reading, the prophet Ezekiel insists that we are each responsible for our actions before God. Each o...
actions is embodied in the parable of the two houses  Mt 7 2427 . The conclusion of that parable says,    Now when Jesus h...
In this engraving, the Sun Inn is dwarfed by the Episcopal Chapel next door.  14
readingintohistory reading history John Dearing  WAR AND WAR   S ALARMS  A  s the largest town in Berkshire Reading must h...
The Honors and Comforts attached to the life of a Hussar are innumerable  he has everything that he can possibly wish for ...
General Lord Henry Paget at the Battle of Benavente in 1808  Captain Duckinfield drowned in 1809 when the troop transport ...
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urban abbey Some reflections on the books we   ve been reading.  Lucy Stothard  Forms and Embodiment In Plato   s Republic...
thing and what, if any, benefits it holds for the human soul. These are, respectively, the cave of ignorance from which hu...
that any attempt to locate a form or conceptualise it in spatial or temporal terms cannot but fail  doing so involves fall...
The Guest bit  Hans Boersma  The Vice of Curiosity  T  his year   s lectionary readings for the matriculation service at t...
Why does the Preacher claim it is a wearisome thing to devote ourselves to our studies  Because no matter how much knowled...
his Confessions, identifies the second of these, the lust of the eyes, as curiosity. Why  Because seeing and knowing are o...
theology student. He wants to know who Jesus is, and so he seeks to see him  9 9 . Herod gives curiosity free rein. His pe...
working would seem inevitable. And yet the Book of Lamentations holds out the gospel, in the midst of Jerusalem   s ruins ...
I  mmediately before discussing the vice of curiosity in the Summa Theologiae, Saint Thomas Aquinas deals with the topic o...