Interesting book that I want to read.....http://goo.gl/tKqgpN A recent book by Thomas Jay Oord that presents God’s love as non-controlling has me thinking about how we might imagine this idea at its fullest extension. Tom’s rigorous way of following this line of thinking to a surprising conclusion left me wondering if we need to exercise … Continue reading God’s power revisited…..
America is not and cannit be a Christian Nation http://goo.gl/iiWQxi
A list of books compiled by Carl McColman with links to buy them on Amazon.....http://goo.gl/Q0iM9J
God is always present everywhere and no one is lost forever......http://goo.gl/Xdi528 Also check out this article in Wikipedia | Apocatastasis
Their teachings often agree and in some ways their experiences match. They are not the same person but in my mind they are quite complimentary.....http://goo.gl/LXm9wS
Could Christianity’s future lie in Buddhism’s past? This is a possibility that’s been haunting me lately, but in a good way, I think. I like to think of Buddhism as my "secondary religion" I really liked this article here on how the Buddha can help us do better as Christ followers....http://goo.gl/U6Mnt6
An Octave is an eight day period used by various Christian liturgical traditions....http://goo.gl/J0iqGv
Twelve Days of Christmas, Christmas to Epiphany.....http://goo.gl/P4YLU
Order of Lutheran Franciscans http://goo.gl/BMYSYX
You are probably familiar with the 10 Commandments of from the Bible. But here from Buddhism are 10 things you should not do | 10 Unwholesome Actions
They won't actually kill you (at least not right away) but you can be sure that they are habit forming, unhealthy, and they will kill your spiritual life over time - The Seven Deadly Sins http://goo.gl/F3AK
I like this lady.... She’s the tattooed, Lutheran pastor of the House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, a church where a chocolate fountain, a blessing of the bicycles, and serious liturgy come together. She's a face of the Emerging Church — redefining what church is, with deep reverence for tradition.....http://goo.gl/JZXbpB
Here's a list of 10 things you probably didn't know about the Bible. I especially like item 9 which notes that our Christian faith is not centered on the Bible rather it is ( or should be) centered on Jesus.....http://goo.gl/FCAVuG
"The Gospel of John and Christian Origins." Looks interesting, I shall add to my list.... The author of this fine volume, John Ashton, has written a couple of studies on the fourth Gospel, including Understanding the Fourth Gospel (Oxford University Press, 1991; 2nd ed. 2007) and Studying John: Approaches to the Fourth Gospel (Oxford University … Continue reading
The flaws of Fundamentalism.....http://goo.gl/0qEmR0
Welcome! The Empty Bell is a sanctuary for the study and practice of Christian meditation and prayer. Our purpose is to learn about the history and practice of the Christian contemplative way as rooted in the Gospels, and to explore its common ground with other ancient Wisdom teachings. We give special attention to the Christian-Buddhist … Continue reading The Empty Bell
ReKnew Throughout the world, people are re-thinking what they thought they knew about the Christian faith. It is an age, it seems, in which many believers and skeptics alike are dissatisfied with the status quo. Questions increasingly outnumber answers, and faith feels harder and harder to hold....
Blog of Lana Hope a former fundamentalist Christian now a Christian Universalist | http://www.wideopenground.com/
The Daily Office West The Daily Office is an ancient way to pray. It marks the passage of time by offering Morning and Evening Prayer as written in the Book of Common Prayer of The Episcopal Church, headquartered in the United States. (You’ll notice the spellings are American.) Each service features psalms, Bible readings and … Continue reading The Daily Office West
A Portrait of Jesus You are invited to join in this exploration of Marcus Borg’s portrait of Jesus and what it can mean for Christian life and faith.