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Coffee With Stanley Hauerwas

Coffee with Stanley Hauerwas, it’s not something I ever expected to check off my bucket list, but there I was, and there he sat next to me discussing peace, nonviolence and radical discipleship. 1,671 more words

Ethics

What is our brand of Christianity?

I’m not talking about denominations here where people fight out doctrinal issues.  I’m talking in more practical matters – the practical living out of one’s faith. 536 more words

Church

Day 255: Hauerwas

I am to translate a Korean thesis into an English for a pastor. He hasn’t given me the paper yet, and the job will start from February. 72 more words

Anglo-Protestant Privilege and Theological Conquest: an Ethical View of Yeats and "Canons"

While widely known as a major literary figure and for his advocacy of Irish national independence and home rule, a theological analysis of W. B. Yeats (1865-1939) can help articulate gestures of Anglo-Protestant privilege still current in the 21st century. 9,687 more words

LEARNING FROM THE PILGRIMS' STORY--PART TWO

Only TWO more days until Thanksgiving. As an alternative to the ubiquitous countdown to Black Friday, each weekday this month I have been posting brief essays on the history of the First Thanksgiving and its place in American memory.  1,615 more words

The Pilgrims And The First Thanksgiving

A Kingdom from Elsewhere              

Psalm 93             John 18: 33-38

 

Today is the Feast of Christ the King. Today the lectionary sends us to the gospel of John to a very important passage. 1,204 more words

Non-violence

The Word That Renders Evil Powerless: The Mighty Fortress Who Is

At our church we observed Reformation Sunday in late October. Along with probably most Protestant churches which follow the liturgical church year, we sang the majestic “A Mighty Fortress is Our God,” written by reformer Martin Luther. 869 more words

Faith