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New Book Explores Fundamentalist Focus on the Apocalypse

Matthew Avery Sutton explores Christian fundamentalist opposition to the Affordable Care Act, climate change, and Federal versus State governance in his newest book, American Apocalypse. The Bible doesn’t directly address States rights, or healthcare models, but fundamentalist and evangelical Christianity has had a large presence on these issues.

Sutton’s curiosity resulted in a 480 page book exploring the mindset of a faith focused on the Apocalypse, and how that lens can affect views on climate science and even the allocation of healthcare resources.

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The Bread of Life. What is it?

What does Jesus mean when he says he is the bread of life? Barbara K. Lundblad, Professor of Preaching at Union Theological Seminary shares a few ideas in this video by Odyssey

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Wrestling with the hard texts until they bless us

Professor Steve Fowl of Loyola University in Baltimore discusses his experience at a consultation on the Bible and LGBT issues in Durban, South Africa among Episcopalians and African Anglicans sponsored by the Chicago Consultation and the Ujamaa Centre at the University of KwaZulu

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Love, marriage and getting fired

During a gathering hosted by the Chicago Consultation, the Rev. Ecclesia de Lange spoke about being dismissed from her position as a pastor in the Methodist Church of South Africa after she married her female

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Adaptive change and the Episcopal Church

At a time when The Episcopal Church is considering how to reform itself, here are a few words from Ron Heifetz, co-founder of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard, who coined the phrase “adaptive

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