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Christian Thoughts On Why Our Fete Did Not Raise As Much Money This Time

Last weekend we held one of our two Fetes for the year. The weather was beautiful. The lunch was duly organised, while we dutifully made jams and chutneys, baked, put out the bottles for our bottle tombola and put out the books and jewellery and brocante. 1,173 more words

"The Encyclopedia of Law and Religion" (Robbers et al, eds.)

In June, Brill Publishing will release “The Encyclopedia of Law and Religion” edited by Gerhard Robbers (Minister of Justice for Consumer Protection of Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany)), and W. 145 more words

Scholarship Roundup

More on 'Integration" But At The Personal Level

I have been thinking a bit more about the idea of ‘integration’ and this section of the Play ‘A Man for all Seasons’ came to me. 1,288 more words

A CELEBRATION OF SPRING AND RENEWAL

MAY DAY:

A Celebration of Spring and Renewal

 “It’s time to start living the life you’ve imagined.”
– Henry James,  Science and Spirituality, page 181…
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Rev. Leland Stewart

Empathy in Jesus’ Function as Model for Human Life

Even though the Christian Bible is filled with Jesus’ acts and words urging selfless behavior and unconditional love towards righteous and sinner alike, I identified an overwhelming emphasis on the virtue of empathy in his model and teachings, even though the word empathy itself has not been mentioned anywhere explicitly in the text but implied: “Judge not, that you be not judged” (Matthew 7:1). 540 more words

Religion And Society

On Participating In A Course On Resilience

At the Archdeaconry Conference last week we had a person from LPP Consulting come to talk to us about ‘resilience’. I thought I would share with you some of what was important to me about what he said. 1,169 more words