Archive | February, 2012
Each one of us needs to unhook on a regular basis.

Addicted to Unhooking


by Susan McCaslin Some Reflections on Chapter 3 of my new book, Arousing the Spirit (Wood Lake Publishing). In Chapter Three of my book Arousing the Spirit, I argue that Jesus did his “shadow work” just like the rest of us. In fact, making Jesus a perfect being who didn’t need to struggle with all […]

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What We Read This Week


Here’s what caught our eye this week! AGRICULTURE Why Farms Want Cold Winters There’s an old Bob Dylan line: “He not busy being born is busy dying.” It’s one to keep in mind when looking at farms in winter, at the brown fields, skeletal orchards, and vineyards waiting for a shot of green. Despite appearances, […]

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The Human One


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. I just returned from co-leading a workshop in Chicago with the wonderful and radiant Barbara Marx Hubbard who is the future present in her unrelenting evocation of our human potential. To […]

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Silence in Public Prayer


by David Sparks When we came to the pastoral prayer slot in church the other Sunday I was surprised (and not at all unhappy) when I realized that the person offering the prayer was using one of the prayers from my Pastoral Prayers to Share Year B book. The pray-er offered the first, “Prayers for the […]

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God As Beloved Other


by Bruce Sanguin This posting originally appeared on Bruce Sanguin’s blog IfDarwinPrayed.com. Visit his blog for more postings, webinars, and podcasts on Evolutionary Christianity. I keep running into a theological stumbling block for atheists and progressive Christians alike. Namely, is God personal? Both camps tend to hear this question as “Is God a person?” Progressives […]

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