Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is the author of three books: Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, Normal Kingdom Business, and We Shall Have Spring Again.

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‘Stored up for fire’

Culture | God gives us our appreciation for great architecture, but we are to worship the Creator not the creation
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/17/19, 02:06 pm

It occurred to everyone at some point while watching Notre Dame burn: “I wish it were yesterday again. Or 5 o’clock this morning. I wish we could go back and change the ending.” 

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Krieg Barrie

All joking aside

Culture | A culture in the grip of tyranny cannot abide humor
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/11/19, 01:19 pm

The joke is the gauge of freedom at its simplest testing point.

The Joke is also the title of a 1967 novel by Czech writer Milan Kundera, about a university student named Ludvig in Soviet Czechoslovakia in 1951 who gets sent to a work camp for a joke he dashed off on a postcard to his super-serious girlfriend. It sounded so familiar that I had to read it.

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Krieg Barrie

On being had

Life | The ‘pro-choice’ side was never arguing honestly about abortion
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 3/28/19, 03:16 pm

We have been had. The saying goes, “Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me.” And we have been fooled six ways from Sunday.

They said who knows when life begins. So we said, OK, let’s talk about when life begins. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you,” we quoted from Jeremiah 1, verse 5.

We’re not into religion, they replied. So we said fair enough, forget the Bible, let’s talk science, you like science, right? And if the science proves when life begins, then you’ll stop killing babies in the womb, agreed?

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