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God Comes to Me Where he Promises to be present, and like a Thief in the Night.

When I get depressed, I get angry with God. It’s like ‘From those who have not, even that which they have will be taken from them’, because when I most need to be in communion with God, I am most bound up, and unable to speak to God. 1,185 more words


The Eucharist: Acting Oiurselves into New Ways of Thinking and Speaking

The other week someone mentioned just how many words there were in Church on a Sunday. “So many words!” They said. Well yes.  This prompted me to think about the Eucharist again, and what it is. 1,225 more words


Bouasria, "Sufism and Politics in Morocco"

This January, Routledge Press will release “Sufism and Politics in Morocco: Activism and Dissent” by Abdelilah Bouasria (George Mason University).  The publisher’s description follows: 152 more words

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Having a Story, yes, But what Kind?

Last Tuesday night we started our ‘enquiry’ group for deepening of faith with some newer members of the congregation. The usual procedure for this kind of group is to begin with story telling. 1,209 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux

"Religion, Postcolonialism, and Globalization: A Sourcebook" (Reid, ed.)

In February, Bloomsbury Press will release “Religion, Postcolonialism, and Globalization: A Sourcebook,” by Jennifer Reid (University of Maine, Farmington). The publisher’s description follows: 164 more words

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Empowerment, Alienation, Waiting.

When I was 28, I discovered for the first time the limits of my ability to ‘do things’ about technology. Here is what happened. The exhaust manifold on my car blew a gasket. 1,211 more words

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O'Malley, "The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present"

In October, Rowman & Littlefield released “The Jesuits: A History from Ignatius to the Present” by John W. O’Malley, S.J. (Georgetown University).  The publisher’s description follows: 164 more words

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