Archives for Jan 12, 2009 @ 15:00

What do you think?

Recently a senior Vatican official compared Gaza to a concentration camp? Two questions: (1) What are the conditions of Palestinians in the Gaza strip? (2) How appropriate is this kind of language? JERUSALEM — Israel said Saturday it was shocked and distressed by a senior Vatican cardinal’s likening of Gaza under Israel’s military offensive to [Read More…]

Midday Bible Study: Gospel 51

Our next “gospel” text in the New Testament comes from the closing to Ephesians, in chapter six. It’s part of a longer text and I want to quote all of it: 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your [Read More…]

Bible Readers: Smileys

This is what some folks want when they read the Bible: they open their Bible looking for a good word, but by “good word” they mean a daily habit of reading the Bible in search of a blessing (a quiet moment of affirmation or a flush of confidence) or a promise (God, tell me something [Read More…]

Third Way Thinkers Writers

Who then are the Third Way thinkers and writers? The other day I accidentally posted this and then took it down when I realized it, but Andy Rowell (see below) caught it first and contributed a wonderful set of links to the names below. Here is a listing of some of the Third Way thinkers [Read More…]