Posts Tagged ‘Gerard Mankly Hopkins’

  • Justus Quidem Tu Es, Domine, Si Disputem Tecum, Verumtamen Justa Loquar Ad Te

    March 20th, 2020 | Poetry | journalpulp | No Comments

    Justus quidem tu es, Domine, si disputem tecum; verumtamen justa loquar ad te: Quare via impiorum prosperatur? Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend With thee; but, sir, so what I plead is just. Why do sinners’ ways prosper? and why must Disappointment all I endeavour end? Wert thou my enemy, O thou my […]

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  • Of Easter, Eggs, Ovulation, Bunny Rabbits, and the Resurrection of Christ

    Of Easter, Eggs, Ovulation, Bunny Rabbits, and the Resurrection of Christ

    March 30th, 2013 | Easter | journalpulp | 4 Comments

    [The following is a repost:] A reader writes: Dear Sir: Why do rabbits and eggs represent Easter, which also celebrates the resurrection of Christ? — Peter Dear Peter: Easter primarily represents the advent of springtime, just as Christ’s resurrection does. The Old-English word Eastre derives from an Anglo-Saxon Pagan goddess named Eostre, about whom very […]

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  • Of Easter, Ovulation, Eggs, Rabbits, And The Resurrection

    Of Easter, Ovulation, Eggs, Rabbits, And The Resurrection

    April 6th, 2012 | Easter | journalpulp | 8 Comments

    A reader writes: Dear Sir: Why do rabbits and eggs represent Easter, which also celebrates the resurrection of Christ? — Peter Dear Peter: Easter primarily represents the advent of springtime, just as Christ’s resurrection does. The Old-English word Eastre derives from an Anglo-Saxon Pagan goddess named Eostre, about whom very little is known. What we […]

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