Francis Spufford’s book has helped me to see that Christian apologetics needs to be more honest, and also more confrontational. It should be honest that faith arises through a traumatic sense of moral inadequacy, and of despair. And it should be confrontational: you ought to feel this.
Day: September 23, 2012
Throughout their lifespan they have divided society, including religion. It’s no accident that all Protestant religious denominations are rapidly splitting, led by a mostly Boomer leadership.
When technology means you can be working 24/7, how do we find the right balance of work and life? Some companies are instituting a “no e-mail after work hours” policy.
Daily Office readings for Sunday, Sept. 23: Psalm 93, 96 (Morning) Psalm 34 (Evening) Esther 3:1-4.3 or Judith 5:22-6:4, 10-21 James 1:19-27 Matthew 6:1-6, 16-18 James 1:19-27 (NRSV:) You must understand this, my beloved: let everyone be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger; for your anger does not produce God’s righteousness. Therefore …