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John Wesley: the world will not be destroyed

The Left Behind version of Christianity claims God will destroy the world. (As if John 3: 16 read “For God so hated the world he sent his only Son into it to snatch a relatively few people out of it and then burn it to a cinder… not to save it through him!”). 325 more words

Theology, Scripture, Theologians

"Deserve" is a Toxic Word

22 Tamuz 5774

Ursula K. Le Guin, an author I admire tremendously, has one of her characters say this in her book The Dispossessed: 773 more words


A concert in response to extreme poverty

Sunday the 13th of July the Zemel Choir invited me and others to participate in a Concert to support Tzedek.

A clip of my participation will shortly be heard by pressing the picture. 13 more words


Calvin: Isn’t it strange that evolution would give us a sense of humour? When you think about it, it’s weird that we have a physiological response to absurdity. 127 more words


Article Aggregate 7-11-2014

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Tikkun Olam

The events in Israel over the past few weeks have given many an opportunity for pause. The Jewish Light, our St. Louis Jewish community newspaper, had a front-page article this week on the funeral in Israel for the three teenagers killed recently. 466 more words


Tikkun Olam

Tikkun Olam – to repair the world. To see each human being as unique. To see the context they live in. To see that good and evil are intermingled in each of us. 62 more words