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Tag Archives: critique

Heaven Is a Great Party

For most of us, the Body of Christ is not a party. Continue Reading Heaven Is a Great Party

The Zealots and the Pharisees

The question becomes: How can I know the greater truth, work through the anger, and still be a life-giving presence? Continue Reading The Zealots and the Pharisees

From Me to We

Once God and grace move us to the second half of life, religion becomes much more a mystical matter. Continue Reading From Me to We

Holy Dissent

It is of vital importance for religious people to voice and to appreciate dissent. Continue Reading Holy Dissent

Third-Eye Seeing

“Us-and-them” seeing is the foundation of almost all suffering and violence in the world. Continue Reading Third-Eye Seeing

Staying Out Loud

Instead of rejecting my religious community, I remain paradoxically present to it. Continue Reading Staying Out Loud

Christianity’s Violence Problem

What the empire wanted to do, the church generally blessed. Continue Reading Christianity’s Violence Problem

Rebuilding from the Bottom Up

Let’s be honest: religion has probably never had such a bad name. Continue Reading Rebuilding from the Bottom Up

An Opportunity for Transformation

Why not architect the kind of faith movement we want to see twenty-to-fifty years from now? Continue Reading An Opportunity for Transformation

Leaning into Harmony

Something beautiful lies “unveiled” on the other side of complexity and perplexity. Continue Reading Leaning into Harmony

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