Sharon Ely Pearson has a post on the Building Faith blog on “the marks of the new monasticism.” They are: Marks of a New Monasticism
Day: July 15, 2013
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The movie Fruitvale Station has received excellent reviews. Writing for The Atlantic, Jason Bailey says it may shed some light on the way that Americans have responded to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the acquittal of George Zimmerman for his murder.
Just 37% of Americans surveyed think the clergy make a big contribution to society, about the same as in 2009. Regular churchgoers tend to be more positive about ministers, priests and other clergy members. But even among adults who say they attend religious services at least once a week, only about half (52%) rate clergy in general as contributing “a lot” to society,
The Rev. Charlie Holt, rector of St. Peter’s Church, Lake Mary, in Seminole County, Florida where George Zimmerman shot and killed Trayvon Martin. He is helping to lead the effort to strengthen relationships through prayer. USA Today has the story:
Monday, July 15, 2013 Proper 10 [Go to
One of the best/worst labels in the world is that of “Christian.” Who is good and who is not depends on a person’s personal theology, religious and political affiliations and sometimes even social status.