Day: June 15, 2013

Bishops eating dust in race for marriage equality

[The Archbishop of Canterbury], normally characterized by shrewdness and sensitivity, … delivered an inept speech that began by saying how sad it was that the church had not supported equality for gay people in the past, and then went on to give some bizarre reasons as to why it would continue not supporting equality for them in the future.

Tsunami

How could we preach on the raising up of the sons of the widows of Zarapheth and Nain when children known and loved today will not rise again in this life?

Human science

by Marshall Scott Some years ago – at least 20, and possibly more – I attended a conference in Chicago on neuroscience. I don’t remember a whole lot about the conference, but I do remember one thing. The keynote speaker on the first night said something like this: “The goal of the neurosciences is to […]

Evelyn Underwood, mystic

Readings: Psalm 37:3-6, 32-33 Wisdom 7:24-8:1 1 Corinthians 4:1-5 John 4:19-24 Mysticism is the art of union with Reality. The mystic is a person who has attained that union in greater or less degree; or who aims at and believes in such attainment. — Evelyn Underhill, Mysticism, written in 1911, is still considered one of […]