Becoming Neo-Pascalian: Praying Like Elijah

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“What a long way it is between knowing God and loving him!” (f. 377) Ultimately, Pascalian spirituality is about that “long way.” Pascal wrote to an audience that was full of knowing about God. A thoroughly Christianized society, shaped by the rhythms and rituals of Christian practice, trained at least nominally in Christian truth, even [Read More...]

A Trilogy of Celebrations: 1 + 1 + 1

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As a child, I only got two religious holidays—Christmas and Easter—and even then, they were minimally observed. That is, the language and meaning of the historical event was there, but the communal ceremony and physical expression and creative experience was missing. Sometimes Evangelicalism seems to unconsciously embrace a subtle form of Gnosticism in its rejection [Read More...]


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