The Residence Of Sovereign Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Sovereign Authority.  First: personal, unconditioned, derived from personhood.  Second: local, state and national, conditioned, comprising fidelity of representatives elected to protect the sovereign authority of persons, whose sovereign personhood is the…

The Question Of Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Since the late 1960s, at least, I have thought that the central vexation of the era is the question authority, and specifically, the location of authority. Here is a round-up of…

Let The Churches Regain Moral Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Moral authority derives from moral courage.  The churches lack moral authority because they lack moral courage.  They are storefronts for socialist political movements.  Can the churches regain moral authority, and if…

The Question Of Authority And Father Meloise Meehan, OSB

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Many times and oft upon these inter-webs have I treated the subject of authority. It was the Winter of 1967-8.  I was completing a one-year internship — from The Union Theological Seminary, New York…

Authority – Christology – Motherland

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Authority lives in the Hearts of the Believers. The Face of the Christ is the Face of the Creature. The Motherland is Who She is, She cannot be transformed.   John…

Logos And Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Where does authority reside? Authority resides in the Logos, which is the Logos of Reason, which is the Logos of Reality, which is the Logos manifesting the love and power of…

Apostolic Authority

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT It is all right to talk about Matthew writing this and Mark that so long as you have their autographs as the literature bearing their names. But you don’t know that…

To Queer The World: Pop Culture Against Real Culture

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT The 18th and 19th Chapters of Genesis teach a lesson regarding the nature of unnatural acts, especially unnatural sex, and the nature of personalities devoted to their practice.  In Hebrew and…

An Historic Opportunity Right Now In Syria

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT An historic opportunity exists in and about Syria for USA to ease her own burden in the Middle East, relax relations with Russia and quieten the Middle East itself. USA has…

Men Create The World, Women Operate It

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Well Ammo Grrrll, to address your question: it is a man’s world in the sense that he makes the framework in which it all happens, and it is a woman’s world…

Columbus Day / USA Grand Design For The Middle East

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT I have enumerated USA strategic objectives in MENA here.  Here I would like to broach a companion subject, one larger yet.  This is the subject of USA Grand Design for the…

Purity Of Essence

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT The Devil not infrequently reveals the truth, unintentionally of course.  Give Brigadier General Jack D. Ripper credit where credit is due. BG Ripper had a point regarding Purity of Essence.  Of the…

USA Strategic Objectives In MENA

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT I have danced, frequently, with the question of USA national strategic interests and USA grand national strategic objective, to include especially on the floor of the dance hall of USA national…

Science And Climate

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT  … the very people who are trying to use that record to justify billions of dollars in payments to themselves. That’s the gist of it.  But don’t forget the sex.  Wherever…

Ethics And Power

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT Like As A Hart Psalm 42:1 University of Redlands Choir, 1956 Rod Stephens,  UofR Choir Member and Digital Re-Masterer In my first year of graduate school, for a class in Christian…

The Totalitarian Ambition

Chaitanya Jyothi Museum Opening, 2000 RAMANAM In the Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Spirit, Amen. Countrymen, ORBIS NON SUFFICIT SOLUS DEUS SUFFICIT IMHO, the most significant and impelling fact to emerge inside the predictable flooding of Houston this past week is that authorities and officials requested and welcomed voluntary citizen assistance, with their equipment, comprising…