An Inner Life with New Meaning By Krista Tippett

  An Inner Life with New Meaning   By Krista Tippett     As the indicators by which we’ve measured our collective well-being in recent years continue to plummet, I found a conversation with Parker Palmer echoing in my head.  He and I spoke years ago on the radio program Speaking of Faith about his … Continue reading “An Inner Life with New Meaning By Krista Tippett”

Sex and Seminaries By Martin E. Marty

  Sex and Seminaries By Martin E. Marty Did you know that there is a Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing?  Last Thursday, January 8, the Institute, together with Union Theological Seminary in New York, issued a fifty-two page report, which is a call for North American Theological Seminaries to offer more courses and … Continue reading “Sex and Seminaries By Martin E. Marty”

News from the Religion and Science Front By Douglas Anderson

  News from the Religion and Science Front   By Douglas Anderson     In the scientific community, there has been a significant increase in “sightings” of articles and studies on the “science” of religion.  Various points of view, and occasionally overt agendas, emerge from the research. If a Templeton-like foundation is funding the study, for … Continue reading “News from the Religion and Science Front By Douglas Anderson”

Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi

  Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response   By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi   We are living in anxious times, aren’t we? The economy is in recession. The stock market has plummeted. The once mighty North American auto industry is on the verge of bankruptcy. The most powerful investment banking firms on Wall Street … Continue reading “Anxious Times Demand a Courageous Response By The Rev. Dr. Gary Nicolosi”

Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar

  Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar  When liberal religious groups work together, it is assured that they agree on one thing: proselytizing is against the rules.  The history of Christian evangelism has led to extreme sensitivity on this issue, especially amongst Jews, Buddhists, and Hindus.  A Buddhist monk, who … Continue reading “Navigating the Waters of Interfaith Activity By Matthew Weiner and Matthew Dunbar”