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Floating Like Jellyfish with the Tide

On my way to something else this morning, I unearthed a gem from Miroslav Volf that lay buried in a long-forgotten meditation on capitalism that I had published many years ago. 408 more words


On Marriage: Considering the Victims of Our Victories

In Krista Tippett’s On Being interview with David Blankenhorn and Jonathan Rauch, she facilitates a dialogue about how to come to terms with the future of marriage in light of the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision. 376 more words

So You Want to Give World Peace to Your Mother for Mother’s Day?

World Peace. Now there’s something your mother would love-the kids not fighting! But it will take some doing. FTD is not showing this item on their webpage. 1,477 more words


What does it mean to be 'inclusive' like Jesus?

According to one telling of the gospel narrative, Jesus came to end exclusion and preach the inclusive kingdom of God.  Certainly that’s part of what he came to do and arguably the feature of his ministry most appealing to our contemporary culture’s moral sensibilities. 1,655 more words

Cultural Commentary

Justice: Freddie Gray and the City of Baltimore

I live in Baltimore County, just a few miles south of the city that is currently in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray, who died while he was in police custody a little over 2 weeks ago. 820 more words

Down dog and beauty

Every evening when I get home from work the same scene unfolds. I walk in the door, put my keys on the hook on the wall, and let my dog out of his crate. 414 more words


Common Ground or That Which Divides

Several years ago a friend of mine suggested I read a book by Miroslav Volf, Exclusion and Embrace, which I did.  It was a challenging read.   674 more words

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