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Stanley Hauerwas – The Virtues / Practices of Slow Church [Video]

Today is the birthday of Stanley Hauerwas. And to celebrate, Englewood Review of Books has collected 10 short videos of him. Because I am such a fan of the folks at ERB and Hauerwas’s work has been so instrumental in my own spiritual formation, I thought it would be worth sharing here. 10 more words

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Weekly Buzz: 7/14/14

This week’s buzz features the first ever atheist television channel, a new book about the origin of atheists, and more from everyone’s favorite philosopher of science/comedian—Michael Ruse.

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Repository of the Sacred: Independence Day and the Dependence

When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong – faster and faster and faster. 1,041 more words

People who do not fit

David Watson raises a point that gets right to the heart of one of my big questions. The paragraph below comes from his response to a panel on disability and theology… 192 more words


Stanley and John

Here is how Stanley Hauerwas describes salvation in the opening chapter of his book After Christendom. The chapter is called “Why There Is No Salvation Outside the Church.” 332 more words


"Distinguishing the indispensable"

My Door is Always Open, Pope Francis with Antonio Spadaro, Bloomsbury.

Pope Francis has been described as a fresh breeze blowing through the Vatican, and although he is complimentary of Benedict XVI, the contrast with his predecessor is marked, particularly as Francis, as scholarly as he is, is not an abstract thinker, but is grounded in life experience, and in people. 529 more words

What The Hell Happened To Hell?

Although universalism has never been a mainstream doctrine within the Church the discussion of its credibility has been prevalent for most, if not all, of its existence. 1,264 more words