“There are those — Dawkins, for one example; existentialists like Sartre, for another — who are invigorated at the very thought that there is no guiding power in the universe. Many others, however, need convincing that atheism (or secular humanism, as Kitcher prefers) has the resources to inspire a fulfilling human life.”
Day: September 18, 2011
Rebecca Nichols’ childhood looks like a study in how to come out of youth bearing many scars. Yet the cover of her bears that quote from Romans: “Bless those who persecute you. Bless and do not curse…”
Iranian media reported that four US “religious leaders” — two Muslims and two Christians — are visiting Tehran have pleaded with Ahmadinejad for the release of the two American hikers.
Elizabeth Drescher’s name (and recent book Tweet if you (Heart) Jesus: Practicing Church in the Digital Reformation) seem to keep coming up a lot lately. Recently, in conversation with the question of how churches might more effectively be using their digital presences, she says,
The Archbishop of Canterbury met comedian, writer and broadcaster Frank Skinner “In Conversation” at Canterbury Cathedral on Friday evening.
Readings for the Feast of Edward Bouverie Pusey, September 18: Psalm 106:1-5 Ezekiel 36:24-28 1 Peter 2:19-23 Luke 3:10-14 Several of us in the Episcopal Church self-identify as “Anglo-Catholic” and are not a bit embarrassed to admit that we are drawn to the bright shiny objects of “smells and bells” liturgy like magpies. We have …