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Happy Easter- Go See Calvary.

Last Sunday evening I went to see Calvary. It made me cry in the dark at the QFT, (not the first time this has happened), it brought to mind many of the reasons why faith has always been both a struggle and a necessity for me and it stuck with me, like the proverbial thorn in the flesh, all through Easter week. 1,086 more words

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Arrests and Re-member-ing: Maundy Thursday

Posted by Autumn Dennis 

I have been to several Maundy Thursday services over the years, but tonight’s service struck a very different chord for me than in the past. 633 more words

Arrests and Re-member-ing: Maundy Thursday

I have been to several Maundy Thursday services over the years, but tonight’s service struck a very different chord for me than in the past. For the past few nights, homeless advocates in Nashville have gathered alongside homeless friends in camps around the city. 615 more words

Father John Dear: "The Nonviolent Life"

Earlier this week, I was privileged to hear Father John Dear speak at a local church. He is on a national book tour, speaking about the concepts in his most recent book, “The Nonviolent Life.” Although it was wonderful to hear him speak about his travels, including his recent trip to South Africa to visit important social justice sites there and to meet with Archbishop Desmond Tutu, it was most moving to hear him speak about the nonviolence of Jesus, as we began Holy Week, and how we can live that nonviolence in our own lives. 417 more words

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Food for Thought-3 Leadership Lessons from Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day was a Roman Catholic Laywoman who many would like to see made a saint in her own right.  Born in the early part of the 20th century, she worked as a radical journalist and experienced a conversion to Catholicism (after having been born into Anglicanism).  345 more words

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Fantastic Poet Breakdown: Auden Again!

The last time we took a break from the Terrible Poetry Breakdown series, we focused on a fantastic poem by W.H. Auden (and the many great poets who were inspired by it). 890 more words

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Dorothy Day And The Noah Way

A passage early on in Paul Elie’s The Life You Save May Be Your Own popped out when I first read it and stuck with me as I watched Darren Aronofsky’s remarkable Noah.  602 more words

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