Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century Posted in: Books, Reviews - FUTURE FAITH Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century by Wesley Granberg-MichaelsonFortress Press, Philadelphia 2018. 261 pages. $16.75 CAD. ISBN #978-1-5064-3344-8 Publisher's Promo: In Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping the Practice of Christianity, author Wesley Granberg-Michaelson provides a lucid view of how the top ten winds of change blowing through global Christian faith are reshaping … Continue reading "Future Faith: Ten Challenges Reshaping Christianity in the 21st Century"
Archbishop of Canterbury hosts disability conference at Lambeth Palace Posted in: Links - By ACNS July 20, 2018 The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby with some of the participants at a recent Livability Conference in Lambeth Palace. Photo: Archbishop of Canterbury/Twitter Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby hosted a major conference at Lambeth Palace July 13 to explore how people with disabilities can participate fully in the … Continue reading "Archbishop of Canterbury hosts disability conference at Lambeth Palace"
‘For the church in Cuba, it’s a happy day’: Hiltz Posted in: General, Reviews - By Tali Folkins July 19, 2018 Supporters of the Episcopal Church in Cuba follow proceedings of a legislative committee dealing with a resolution on the Cuban church at The Episcopal Church’s General Convention in Austin, Texas July 9. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service A resolution to admit the Episcopal Church of Cuba into The … Continue reading "‘For the church in Cuba, it’s a happy day’: Hiltz"
National Worship Conference hears disaster memorials can teach us to ‘talk less, do more’ Posted in: General, Reviews - By Joelle Kidd July 19, 2018 “Christianity is not just about intellectualism,” but materiality as well, says the Rev. Lizette Larson-Miller, keynote speaker at the National Anglican and Lutheran Worship Conference in Victoria, B.C. Photo: Joelle Kidd The church can learn to respond to disaster by looking at the ways disasters are memorialized, attendees … Continue reading "National Worship Conference hears disaster memorials can teach us to ‘talk less, do more’"
Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand Posted in: News - Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) Posted on: July 19, 2018 The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia and the Anglican Missions Board in Rotorua are hosting the World Council of Churches (WCC) for its 2018 Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering (IGEG) and youth pre-meeting. The gathering, running from 18 – 23 July in Ohinemutu, … Continue reading "Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering meets in New Zealand"
Theology in Uncertain Times Posted in: Books, Reviews - Theology in Uncertain Times An Interview with Bonhoeffer Scholar Victoria J. Barnett July 17, 2018 By Collegeville Institute Victoria J. Barnett is a scholar who has served as a general editor of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Works, the English translation series of the theologian’s complete works, published by Fortress Press. She is the author of For … Continue reading "Theology in Uncertain Times"
Defending Nelson Mandela’s legacy Posted in: General, Reviews - By Abp Thabo Makgoba 18 July 2018 As the world marks what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday, the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba, looks back on his achievements and the example it gives to people today. Today we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Madiba’s birth. As Christians, we know that our … Continue reading "Defending Nelson Mandela’s legacy"
Trillium and wild rose Posted in: Discussion - By Wayne Holst July 13, 2018 Photo: Shutterstock My partner, Marlene, was thrilled to see her first trillium (Ontario’s provincial flower) while we hiked the Peck Lake Trail in Algonquin Provincial Park during late May of this year. When we holiday in my home province, we usually travel during the fall season, but this year … Continue reading "Trillium and wild rose"
A Year in God’s Timing Posted in: General, Reviews - By St Anselm Online Miriam is a children's worker in Kent, who has just completed a year of spiritual formation and community with St Anselm as a NonResident. Apparently I’ve done a very good job of convincing my fellow community members that I’m good at being on time. This would be a shock for people … Continue reading "A Year in God’s Timing"
The Idea of the University Today Posted in: Features - How have institutions like the University of Oxford endured for centuries through so many dramatic changes, asks Reverend John I. Jenkins, and what might their staying power teach us now? By Rev. John I. Jenkins June 25, 2018 The University of Oxford As someone whose scholarly interest is in medieval philosophy and theology, I have always … Continue reading "The Idea of the University Today"
‘Wendell Berry and the Given Life’: Q&A with Mary Berry Posted in: Features - By Sean Salai, S.J. September 04, 2017 Facebook Twitter Email ‘Wendell Berry and the Given Life’: Q&A with Mary Berry Mary Berry is executive director of the Berry Center in New Castle, Kentucky, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting what Bill Moyers has called “the agrarian revolution” of her father Wendell Berry, the award-winning writer … Continue reading "‘Wendell Berry and the Given Life’: Q&A with Mary Berry"
The New Map Of The Global Church Posted in: Books, Reviews - THE NEW MAP OF THE GLOBAL CHURCH by Philip Jenkins Crossroad Publishing Company, New York. September 15th, 2017. 78 pages. $15.95 CAD. ISBN 9-70824-520786 Publisher's Promo: This book offers an inviting way to understand the facts and implications of the major demographic shifts happening within Christianity. By 2025, 75 percent of Catholics in the … Continue reading "The New Map Of The Global Church"
What The Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters Posted in: Books, Reviews - WHAT THE QUR'AN MEANT And Why It Matters by Gary WillsViking Press, Toronto October, 2017. 226 pp. $28.50 CAD. ISBN #978-1-101-98102-3 Publisher's Promo: Garry Wills has spent a lifetime thinking and writing about Christianity. In What the Qur’an Meant, Wills invites readers to join him as he embarks on a timely, necessary reconsideration of the … Continue reading "What The Qur’an Meant: And Why It Matters"
Wayne Weathers: Don’t be embarrassed to admit you need help Posted in: Features - Bigstock/the3DStock FacebookTwitterEmailPrint The belief that he should “pray his way through” depression prevented a pastor from seeking counseling. But after going to a therapist, the pastor of Miller Memorial Baptist Church in Philadelphia wants to persuade others to seek a therapist’s help. Monday, June 4, 2012 Update:The Rev. Wayne Weathers is now pastor … Continue reading "Wayne Weathers: Don’t be embarrassed to admit you need help"