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By Ragan Sutterfield on 01/19/2012
A woman’s body is not her own, a babies body is not her own…a man’s body is not his own—they are interconnected in a network of gifts—internal and external to the body. The human person is not private property…it is a commonwealth…
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By Thomas Turner on 01/26/2011
“A man who is in the traditional sense a good farmer is husbandman and husband, the begetter and conserver of the earth’s bounty, but he is also…a nurturer of life. His work is domestic: he is bound to the household…the household is the microcosm of all community.
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