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Appendix 2 - Christianity and Culture

In this appendix to my paper “To Love God with All One’s Heart Soul and Strength,” I examine Neibuhr’s categories of Christ and Culture, the Cultural Mandate, and various biblical motifs, arguing that Christians are called to be radically different and radically orientated towards each other in order to be an effective witness to the world around them. 7 more words

Christianity

The 1599 Geneva Bible e-Book

“The Bible you hold in your hands, known as “The Geneva Bible,” has been the lost treasure of Christendom for almost four centuries. Nearly forgotten by the modern world, this version of the Holy Scriptures was researched, compiled, and translated into English by exiled Reformers in Geneva, Switzerland, between 1557 and1560, and was destined to be the major component of the English-speaking people’s rise from the backwaters of history to the center of civilization. 112 more words

Bible

Aachen Cathedral (and associated thoughts)

Two weeks ago I moved to Berlin with my husband. We are planning to be here until August, while I work on a project part-funded by the DAAD, during which time I will be a postdoctoral researcher at the Großbritannien-Zentrum, part of the Humboldt University. 874 more words

Medieval

Camino day 2: Portomarín- Airexe, 17.59km

The road out of Portomarín.

A shorter day today as we put an extra day in our itinerary, worried we wouldn’t be fit or strong enough to complete the final 113km Sarria – Santiago de Compostela stage in the recommended five days. 873 more words

Travel

St.Jean Pied de Port; the Camino Francés 

The Camino Francés traditionally begins in St-Jean-Pied-de-Port.Two-thirds of pilgrims arriving in Santiago walk the Camino Francés, of which 10% start their journey here, walk south on the Rue de Citadelle, past the Notre-Dame church, and through the gate of Norte -Dame. 30 more words

Photography

Bucket List

 

If I could walk upside down on the cobalt blue of the sky,

I would stride past Lincoln and Washington,

past the Revolutionary War and the Pilgrims at Plymouth, 122 more words

Poetry

The Road Full of Rebel Monkeys and Pilgrims in Jaipur, India

There is a temple near Jaipur called Monkey Temple (Galta Ji), because of the dozens of wild monkeys living in that area. It is a Hindu pilgrimage site, about 10 kilometes from Jaipur. 497 more words

Travel