2FAB #37: Judges 17-18

In this episode, the befuddling story of Micah and the tribe of Dan

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One Episcopalian’s journey

Then, in the village I now call home something awoke, a part of me was calling, the practice of my faith. On the highway outside of town was an Episcopal church. No, I thought, there’s nothing there for me. I’m done with religion and those empty promises of love, redemption. Still, it pulled. Hesitantly, I summoned courage and went.

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2FAB Lenten Special #4

We continue our reflective journey along the Way of the Cross with stations 7 and 8 (Jesus falls a second time and Jesus speaks to the women of Jerusalem)

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Marilyn McCord Adams has died

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We have heard that Marilyn McCord Adams, professor, author, philosopher and Episcopal priest has died. Adams was a regular contributor to this site and thoughtful explorer of the human relationship with God; she will be deeply missed.

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the Objective God

Again and again we find ourselves as subjects addressing God as an object, a separate being – one whom we seek, appeal to, and praise. We ask this divine being to respond, to have mercy, to grant, to forgive, to act, just as we would ask another person to do the same. “We” speak to a God who is not “us,” but something else, whether we think of God as the one in whom we live and move and have our being, or as something impossibly far away. In other words, we think dualistically.