Matt Croasmun: It’s time to ask more from theologians

iStock / Vimvertigo FacebookTwitterEmailPrint Theology must return to answering the big questions of flourishing and the meaning of a good life, says a scholar and pastor. Tuesday, May 28, 2019 What are we here for? What makes this life worth living? The questions of meaning are pressing in a contested, divided world, but it’s rare … Continue reading “Matt Croasmun: It’s time to ask more from theologians”

Ruth Burrows: Essential Writings, Selected with an Introduction by Michelle Jones

RUTH BURROWS Essential Writings Selected with an Introduction by Michelle Jones Orbis Books, Maryknoll Productions Maryknoll, NY. May, 2019. 176 pages. $31.45 CAD. ISBN #978-1-62698-312-0 Publisher’s Promo: “Ruth Burrows is one of the most challenging and deep exponents in our time of the Carmelite tradition —and indeed of the fundamental gospel perspective.”—Rowan Williams “Ruth Burrows … Continue reading “Ruth Burrows: Essential Writings, Selected with an Introduction by Michelle Jones”

Haydn Shaw: Churches need to improve their generational IQ

Churches today may have as many as five generations among their members.  Differences between people of different ages can be a source of friction and also an  opportunity for growth. Bigstock/Nosnibor137   FacebookTwitterEmailPrint In churches, as in the workplace, generational differences are a challenge. Understanding those differences helps congregations ask the right questions, says the … Continue reading “Haydn Shaw: Churches need to improve their generational IQ”

The Latest from Bearings Online: Book Notes, May 2019

  The Latest from Bearings Online Book Notes, May 2019 May 28, 2019 By Collegeville Institute Bearings Online is a web-based publication produced several times a week that examines relationships between religion and culture, highlights unexplored facets of contemporary religious life, and suggests faithful responses to today’s problems and opportunities. In this series, we highlight books … Continue reading “The Latest from Bearings Online: Book Notes, May 2019”

Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Author Greg Garrett talk politics, culture and faith

Church Publishing Inc. Posted May 13, 2019 Author Greg Garrett (left) and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams Photo: Church Publishing Inc. Would you like to be a fly on the wall while two intellectual and spiritual heavyweights have a free ranging discourse on issues from preaching, pacifism, and politics, as well as Shakespeare, poetry, … Continue reading “Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Author Greg Garrett talk politics, culture and faith”