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On Shema Mitzvah in my poetry

by Joe Weil Poetry and Poetics
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I do not believe in the separation of faith and works, but, like James, believe faith without works is dead, and works without faith is merely materialism as a form of the dole.

On the way of Arete and Xenia

by Joe Weil Arts & Society
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Every warrior culture carries Arete and Xenia at its core. To lose contact with either and to seek no balance is the way of self destruction.