Tonight’s feature on the Theology Juke Box is the title cut from the album Babel (lyrics) by Mumford and Sons.
Day: November 19, 2012
So get those smart phones ready, because beginning today you are about to tweet, facebook, and social media your way into the minds and hearts of a new generation–those who may text dozens of messages everyday, but have never heard the Message, who belong to virtual communities but not to a community of faith, who may be Linked-In, but are not yet raised up.
It makes sense that any Mormon believer will see his—and it is his–duty to not only restore the gospel of Jesus Christ, but restore this country to some former glory it enjoyed in their version of history. You see, Mormons also believe the U.S. Constitution is a divinely inspired document, taking the idea of American exceptionalism to a whole new level.
The Church of England may well vote tomorrow on controversial legislation that would finally permit women to be ordained as bishops, although not in precisely the same way that men are bishops, because the authority of male bishops has not been shaped to placate those who do not believe that men should be bishops in the first place.
Anglicans across Zimbabwe and the Communion are celebrating today after the country’s Supreme Court ruled that the Bishop of Harare, the Rt Revd Chad Gandiya is the lawful trustee of diocesan church properties.
When I was growing up, faith was mostly about belief — “faith” was to assent to a particular content with your belief. That is not what faith is in any of these stories, or in most of the Bible.
by Sam Candler 1 Samuel 1:4-20 This week, newspaper headlines are moving away from the coverage of a general’s extramarital affair, and moving towards the escalation of violence in Israel-Palestine. Both the stories are sad, and even tragic. “How the mighty have fallen!” I might say. How the mighty have fallen. Like a lot of …