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Effecting the Transcendent

(I would like to thank Paul Newall and Dr. William T. Clark, III, for taking the time to read through the various versions of the thoughts and expressions contained herein (originally posted as The Thin Red Line: Grace in the … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Line: Grace in the midst of war?, Part 12 of 12

(Continued from Part 11) 12. Some additional thoughts In Witt’s response to Fife, Bell saw grace in the midst of war. But it was just a moment, and the question remains: How is that transcendent love we know as grace … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Line: Grace in the midst of war?, Part 9 of 12

(Continued from Part 8) 9. Leadership from virtue Witt does not try to make the transcendent manifest (in the sense of more apparent) so much as he tries to effect the transcendent in the world. Dedicated as he is to … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Line: Grace in the midst of war?, Part 6 of 12

(Continued from Part 5) 6. Staros and the response to the transcendent It may be, however, that Sgt. Welsh has misinterpreted Capt. Staros’s reaction. Staros is, after all, more concerned about the men under his command than he is interested … Continue reading

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The Thin Red Line: Grace in the midst of war?, Part 4 of 12

(Continued from Part 3) 4. Witt in the brig Upon being returned to the army, Witt is placed in the brig where Sgt. Welsh indicts him saying, “Truth is: You can’t take straight duty in my company. You’ll never be … Continue reading

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