Tom Ferguson of Bexley Hall Episcopal Seminary (AKA Crusty Old Dean) was recently featured on All Sides with Ann Fisher, a local NPR show in Columbus. Listen to a 13-minute segment to hear him talk about fasting in Christianity and Judaism.
Day: July 24, 2013
Shane Blackshear offers a list of 5 ways to be unsatisfied with a church. Rather than share just one of his list, here’s the marriage metaphor at the end that points to the work that is needed with a church relationship:
The New York Times’ Jennifer Schuessler considers a number of books looking at the history of “the religious left”:
Image above (and on front-page mastheads) and words: Mariam Before The Dance by Danielle Bilen.
Richard C. Dujardin of the Providence Journal covered A. Robert Jaeger’s visit with Rhode Island church leaders. Jaeger heads the Philadelphia-based Partners for Sacred Places:
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 — Week of Proper 11, Year One [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office (Book of Common Prayer, p. 976) Psalms 119:49-72 (morning) // 49 (evening) 1 Samuel 25:23-44 Acts 14:19-28 Mark 4:35-41 In today’s …
by Deirdre Good Text: Beginning to Pray an experience with a Russian woman whom he visited in a nursing home before she died at the age of 102. It was shortly after his ordination and she sought his advice. “All these years I have been asking people who are reputed to know about prayer, and …