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What on earth is ‘theodicity’?

By getonline on 14-Dec-09 10:45

What on earth is ’theodicity’? My grandmother used to commend “the patience of Job’”. And now, arrived at her age, I still puzzle over the suffering of the innocent, since they continue to suffer today, as much as ever they...

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November Reflection

By getonline on 14-Dec-09 10:43

Luke in his narrative resembles a visual artist. He helps us to see. His canvas is broad and pastoral and inclusive. Jesus is introduced in Luke’s Gospel as a prophet who has come to heal a blurred vision: to open...

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Healthcare, Justice & Spirituality

By getonline on 14-Dec-09 10:42

There is a dedicated group of religious, male and female –but mostly female, who meet around the CORI Justice Desk in Dublin a couple of times a year. In September, one of our number, Frank Monks MI gave us an...

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Turning back the tide

By getonline on 14-Dec-09 10:40

Even people with little power can change the world. We saw this happen in 1984 when some staff from Dunnes Stores left their jobs for the cold, wind and rain of Henry St. They had refused to handle South African...

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Remembering in hope

By getonline on 14-Dec-09 10:39

The Blackrock campus of UCD has a high gable-alcove dedicated to the memory of young people who died, while they were part of the college community. Under a list of names a grey granite slab has the words ‘Carraig na...

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