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Apocalypse

The Divine Council: God is adored by the heavenly host of angels.  (By Gustave Dore)

In the language of the Bible the word ‘apocalypse’ does not mean the end or destruction of the world, but a revelation from God, especially disclosures characterised by strange visions and symbolism. This is why Apocalypse, the final book of the New Testament (and thereby the Bible) is also called the book of Revelation. In this session we explore this strange text.

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Variations on a theme:

“A long habit of not thinking a thing wrong gives it the superficial appearance of being right.” – Thomas Paine

“To have a right to do a thing is not the same as to be right in doing it.” – G. K. Chesterton

“One of the misfortunes of our time is that in getting rid of false shame we have killed of so much real shame as well.” – Louis Kronenberger

Thought for the Week 31/10/2011

From Mark Laynesmith, Anglican Chaplain:

So, ex-dictator Colonel Gadhafi is pulled from a storm drain and within a few hours is killed and his body becomes a gruesome tourist attraction in a refrigerated meal locker… (more…)

Another Thought for the Week 17/10/2011

From Sabine Schwartz, Catholic Chaplain:

Sunday’s Gospel gives us an important hint on how we can contribute to the happiness and fruitfulness of this year. (more…)

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