Day: February 2, 2014

Amazon Joins Christian Publishing with Waterfall Imprint

Amazon got into the Christian publishing business this week with the rollout of its Waterfall Press imprint. Win Bassett, writer and seminarian at Yale Divinity School from the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, reports on Amazon’s presence in the $1.4 billion market for Christian books on NPR’s Weekend Edition.

Football and a Father’s Dilemma on Superbowl Sunday

Before the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos take the field in the Super Bowl, Patton Dodd, editor-in-chief of CNN’s OnFaith, reflects on his role as father and as a Christian who struggles with the morality of American football because of the Incarnation. CNN’s Belief Blog has more:

Bolz-Weber on “Meaningless Church Jargon”

The words we use have diverse meanings to people inside, outside, and on the margins of the church. Nadia Bolz-Weber, founder of the House for All Sinners and Saints, offers some thoughts about what church jargon means to her and communicates to others: on Patheos:

Holy listening

Psalm 24, 29 (Morning) Psalm 8, 84 (Evening) Genesis 18:16-33 Galatians 5:13-25 Luke 2:22-40) The Luke reading reveals how prophetic words can come from unlikely places–in this case, two elderly folk who might best be described as “temple fixtures,” but not part of the temple power structure. Our Daily Office reading in Mark illustrates the …

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