Archive for December 2009

Spiritual but not religious?

Barbara Brown Taylor speaks on the intersection of religion and spirituality. She says “I am religious, but not contentious”and I am spiritual, but not detached”. She offers a very articulate discussion of religious dualism. Q and A, too: video platform video management video solutions free video player

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Treasures

From the newsletter of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, Fairbanks, Alaska: “But Mary treasured all these things, pondering them in her heart.” (Luke 2:19) Remembering his parents’ red bell, which always hung in the house on Christmas, because it had always hung in his father’s childhood house on Christmas . . . and now has disappeared.…

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Israeli Conscientious Objectors

Young Israelis refuse to serve in the army while it occupies Palestine: From Jewish Voice for Peace Dear Ann, A year ago today, tens of thousands demanded the release of Israel’s youngest prisoners of conscience, the Shministim. These 12th graders courageously chose prison time over serving in the occupying Israeli army, and became heroes to…

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