No Ishmaels Please

I want to say a word about faith. Recent events in my own life have driven home just how easy it is to loose sight of what we say we believe. Just like Abraham of old, we often try to bring about results through our own efforts. For those of... Read More

The Greatest Love and Self-image

The Greek language had three words for "Love" First there was "eros," from which we get "erotic.. This was, of course a purely selfish love. Then there was "Phileo" (Philadelphia), or "brotherly love" This is the love of one family member for another. But the Bible added a new one--"agape"... Read More

What If? -- Musings on the Tsunami

Thumbing through Isaiah recently I was startled to find this: after a passage (in Isaiah 19) in which the prophet describes horrors that caused the hearts of the Egyptians to "melt within them," he predicts that "the people will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas... Read More

What about the 4400?

Murders are so frequent in our country that a single homicide seldom grabs national attention unless the perpetrator or the victim is already a celebrity. Even a double murder is not national news. It takes multiple murders to make the headlines, CNN, and the network evening news.The Oklahoma bombing of... Read More

What Jesus Expects of You and Me

Sometimes it is hard to know where to start even if you know what your talents are. Jesus has something to say about what we can do and what he expects us to do. Until you can find the specific purpose God has for you there is still work we... Read More

Why More Priests Need To Train As Fighters (And Why We Dont See Many Boxers In Church)

"Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize." --... Read More

About The Spiritual World of Madonna

Pop singer Madonna came this week to Tel Aviv to take part in a congress of Kabbala studies. According to press releases, she is going to stay in Israel until Sunday night and will have on the last day of her visit, the opportunity to visit the graves of Jewish... Read More

Popping the Balloon of Belief

I'm really excited. I just got a bigger soapbox, and I wanted to invite the rest of you to get up here on it with me.You may remember I was recently talking about how beliefs are at the core of our conflicts, yet those beliefs are built upon less-than-complete information.... Read More

Here?s Help for the ?I Can?t Say ?No? Blues?

I hear it all the time. Cries from Christian women who want desperately to serve the Lord, but who feel overwhelmed. "I almost dread going to PTO meetings or church services anymore because I just know somebody else is going to ask me to help with something," they say. "Don't... Read More

Your Mission Field At Work

One point many Christian Working Moms who have been interviewed have made is that they are a shining light in their work place. Whether or not you can speak openly about your faith at work, your co-workers are watching. Are they seeing Jesus in you? Do they see you handle... Read More

In The News:

Huffington Post

Religion Scholar Says Spiritual Revolution Begins In Nature
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“I have learned to love the dirt,” said Bass, a Christian progressive and author of nine books on American religion. “The dirt is a miniature universe. When I scoop up dirt in my hand I immediately think that I'm holding a universe. And then you can ...

CTV News

Election recap: Trade debate, platform promises overshadowed by refugees ...
CTV News
Religion entered the national discussion again -- this time after CTV News reported that the Prime Minister's Office ordered a halt to the processing of UN-referred Syrian refugees in order to make sure certain groups were being prioritized over others.
Campaign 2015: religion, race and
Harper defends how refugees are processedThe Globe and Mail
The niqab issue is about to blow up in Stephen Harper's (subscription)

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Huffington Post

Religion Scholar Boycotts Conference At Mormon University
Huffington Post
But that number will not include Mark Juergensmeyer, a sociology professor from the University of California Santa Barbara who is a past president of the American Academy of Religion and the author of Terror in the Mind of God: The Global Rise of ...

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Quad City Times

Quad City Times
He is now chaplain and religious studies instructor at Holy Family School, Chicago. Hunter uses sermons, rap songs, short stories and spoken word poetry in his ministry. He will speak at 10:45 a.m. during the Sunday morning learning hour, "In the Grip ...

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Religion Dispatches

Lying About Our Religion, And Other Problems With Polling
Religion Dispatches
Robert Wuthnow isn't going to say it, so I will: a lot of religion polling is bullshit. This isn't just an academic squabble. Polling firms like Pew and Gallup offer the principal lens through which journalists, pundits, religious leaders, and ...

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U.S. News & World Report

GOP Candidates Count on Religion to Convince Voters
U.S. News & World Report
The issue of religion is emerging as a defining feature of the 2016 presidential campaign. Several major candidates feel increasingly compelled to discuss their Christian faith as a way of connecting with Christian constituencies. As always, candidates ...

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Oklahoma City-area religion news in brief
Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in 2014, will give a free public presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Petree Auditorium in Oklahoma City University's Bass Music Center, NW 24 and Blackwelder.

Review: Religion can unify, heal politics, Danforth says
Now, Danforth is back with a second book that argues for what he calls the positive influence religion can have in politics, “The Relevance of Religion: How Faithful People Can Change Politics.” He will discuss and sign the book at 7 p.m. Saturday at ...

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Arizona State University

Renowned author Karen Armstrong to lecture on religion, violence
Arizona State University
The book was motivated in part by Armstrong's experiences discussing religion after 9/11 and hearing the common refrain that religion is prone to violence and war. The lecture is part of ASU's Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict's Alternative ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Clarion call for teenagers is to violence not religion, says terrorism expert
Sydney Morning Herald
Farhad Jabar was never seen wearing Islamic style clothing. Nor was he known to talk about religion. Yet the 15-year-old public high school student still became radicalised and committed the most violent of acts – murder. But the lack of religiosity ...

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