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Monthly Archives: March 2012
I’m in the middle of a rapid read through Gil Bailie’s book “Violence Unveiled”, which is a very clear explication of Girard’s central ideas about anthropology (ie, human nature), the Bible, and particularly the story of the Passion. This strongly … Continue reading
Many thanks to Nadia Bolz-Weber for sharing the Stations of the Cross 2010 – Made Entirely From News Photos of the Haiti Earthquake that her church put together. Each of the stations is labelled with the familiar text — Jesus … Continue reading
I’m pleased to see Chally has begun this series of interviews with Feminists of Faith: Nahida , a Muslim feminist. The interview questions explore the formation of one’s identity as a feminist and a person of faith, the relationship between … Continue reading
So I haven’t been posting regularly about Lent Madness, but I’ve been following along and voting every day. The Round of Saintly Sixteen concluded on Monday, and yesterday began the Round of Elate Eight: Tuesday: Mary Magdalen vs Evelyn Underhill … Continue reading
Symphonia: A Critical Edition of the Symphonia Armonie Celestium Revelationum by Hildegard of Bingen Another lovely book of poetry by a saint who is not as well known as she should be. Barbara Newman, the translator, presents Hildegard’s Latin text … Continue reading
Jameelah Medina writes of her experience I have often stated that I went to sleep as an African American woman on September 10  and woke up Muslim on 9/11. It may seem odd to say this since I am … Continue reading
The fourth Sunday of Lent is the other time when we use rose-pink vestments at Mass. Laetare too means “Rejoice!” or “Be Happy” — if you’ve ever sung the first verse of Adeste Fideles (O Come All Ye Faithful in … Continue reading
Full disclosure: Bruce has been a dear friend of mine for thirty years, and I was an early reader of several drafts of this book. This is not a theology book — although it is in the top ten books … Continue reading
…and for Christians who live in a society with people who don’t agree with them. In The Problem of Religion in Inter-Religious Dialogue, Debra Dean Murphy writes: Loving my conversation partners—seeking their good, willing their happiness, bearing with them, desiring … Continue reading