The best science fiction (and fantasy) stories are often essentially an examination of moral actions and associated conversations about what is the right thing to do in a given moment. The author has the freedom to tweak the setting and situation in a way that allows the moral conflict to be both heightened and focused …
Day: August 20, 2011
A group of scholars at Hebrew University have been working for more than half a century to find the original verion (and all subsequent editorial changes) of the Hebrew Scriptures.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is traveling to Zimbabwe in hopes of being able to stop the ongoing violence caused by renegade Anglicans under the leadership of Bishop Nolbert Kunonga.
Barry Morgan, the Archbishop of Wales has strong words from establishment figures in the U.K. who are blaming the August riots solely on the lack of morals amongst the poor. He challenges the “elite” to put their own house in order first, and to see to their own moral compasses before they call for the adjustment of others’.
The law of the Lord is perfect, reviving the soul; the decrees of the Lord are sure, making wise the simple; the precepts of the Lord are right, rejoicing the heart; the commandment of the Lord is clear, enlightening the eyes; the fear of the Lord is pure, enduring for ever; the ordinances of the …
In what might be seen as a pull back from the 2009 stance, the LIFT report drafters recommend that “no social statements be brought to churchwide assemblies until a study process examines the ELCA’s system of theological conversation and mutual discernment,” suggesting a moratorium on “contentious” social statements for a time.