Day: March 29, 2015

Social fragmentation and inequality: how can the church address both the symptoms and the root cause?

Social fragmentation and inequality: how can the church address both the symptoms and the root cause?

Two recent articles, at NBC news and the Washington Post, inspired by the work of political scientist and author Robert Putnam (best known for his book Bowling Alone) have looked into the idea that declining religious participation is potentially a contributing factor to the rising wealth-gap.

The Magazine: For the remembrance of me: divine connection through time and space

The Magazine: For the remembrance of me: divine connection through time and space

“I never let go of the notion that a feeble human being could commune directly with the power behind all we see and know, like a surfer cascading across a wall of water pitched up along the shoreline by the fathomless ocean. “