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The Face of a Typical New Martyr

There is no such thing as a typical Christian martyr, for each one is unique in his or her witness to God’s love for the world. 408 more words

Religion And Society

The Story of the Goat Who Wanted to be a Lion. Lessons in Priesthood

Reflection 11-10-15

The readings this Sunday refer to the ‘soul destroying’ effects of being ‘rich’ but not ‘rich toward God’. This struck me as an interesting idea, particularly as a priest. 1,057 more words

Weekly Reflections At St. John's Montreux

Wright & Palmer, "Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities"

In December, Oxford University Press will release “Storming Zion: Government Raids on Religious Communities” by Stuart A. Wright (Lamar University) and Susan J. Palmer (Concordia University). 301 more words

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Covington-Ward, "Gesture and Power"

In December, Duke University Press will release “Gesture and Power: Religion, Nationalism, and Everyday Performance in Congo,” by Yolanda Covington-Ward (University of Pittsburgh).  The publisher’s description follows: 196 more words

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Stories from Hershey, Pennsylvania, or Why the Church Needs Camp

On the way to Hershey, Pennsylvania, there was a light mist just gracing everything. It was probably remnants of Joaquin, the hurricane that teetered and tottered over whether or not it was really going to make landfall, but out here, in God’s country, hurricanes are not on anybody’s mind. 1,298 more words


Roberts, "Voodoo and Power"

In November, the Louisiana State University Press will release “Voodoo and Power: The Politics of Religion in New Orleans, 1881-1940,” by Kodi A. Roberts (Louisiana State University).   292 more words

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