Aug 30Liked by Declan Finn

I've been told that the Hebrew suffix '-el' means 'of God'. Hence synagogues named 'Bethel', the archangel 'Michael', etc.

And Superman's name is 'Kal-el'. Hmmmm.....

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Aug 30·edited Sep 8Liked by Declan Finn

Many years ago I found an article in the National Geographic magazine about a stone-age tribe of ex-cannibals in the New Guinean jungle, and the missionary—Father somebody-or-other—who was leading and discipling his flock into the Catholic fold. And the transubstantiation of the Eucharist was his Touchpoint for meeting these cannibals with the Gospel.

It raises a Protestant eyebrow, certainly, but God even made a donkey talk to bring his people into line once. Why *not* "long pig"?

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