Book Review: The Ultimate Quest

We review the new book, The Ultimate Quest: A Geek’s Guide to (the Episcopal) Church by Jordan Haynie Ware, a fun, pop-culture take on the world of Episcopalianism

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Holy Places

I, like a great many people, experience some places as holy places. However, I do not believe that God created specific holy places. Ongoing, consistent evolutionary processes produced the cosmos as we know it. This presumably precludes God differentiating particular places in ways that those places are inherently holy or “thin,” i.e. places in which God is more easily or frequently encountered.

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Looking intently

“As Jesus tries, the blind man tries. He looks and blindness has given way to partial sight but then he has to “look intently” – he has to try harder to be healed. Funny that.”

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From the Daily Sip: Salt, Light and a Holy Fury

Salt is not an element useful to itself. Its value comes in its application on other things: flavoring, cleansing, preserving from decay. Jesus warns that salt may become useless. In the same way salt opens us to flavors, light opens us to sight. We church-goers need to decide if we are attendees or if we are disciples – and if we are disciples then we are called to live out our identity as salt and light.

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2FAB Special Episode

In this special episode, Jordan gives a special preview reading of her new book; The Ultimate Quest: a Geek’s Guide to the (Episcopal) Church.

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