Archive | April, 2017

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! RESEARCH The Skeptical State of Bible Reading in 2017 Two surveys examine who studies Scripture, who doesn’t, and why…Read Full Article From Christianity Today ANTHROPOLOGY New Evidence Suggests Humans Arrived in The Americas Earlier Than Thought Researchers […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIETY Dear Grandkids Six acclaimed Canadian authors write letters from the heart…Read Full Article From ucobserver SPIRITUALITY A Light in the Abyss Since the dawn of time, people have searched for truth amid the metaphorical abyss of […]

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Perfumeries of Words: My Memorization Practice


 by Susan McCaslin This essay about poetry is written by Wood Lake’s author Susan McCaslin. Readers may also be interested in our latest poetry bundle:https://www.woodlakebooks.com/search/results/inventory/Books/Book-Bundles/Poetry-Bundle. Perfumeries of Words: My Memorization Practice[i] Since retiring from teaching English and Creative Writing at a community college in 2007, I’ve developed a fairly regular practice of memorizing poems while walking […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Easter’s Blow to My Social Apathy This is what it means to be a Christian—on Easter Sunday and every day. God’s people are called to risk their lives for those whose voices have been stifled. One […]

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Beautiful Bodies


by Donna Sinclair It’s one of the Lenten readings this year, from Paul’s letter to the Romans. “But if Christ is in you, though the body is dead because of sin, the Spirit is life because of righteousness.” As we chose our assignments for a much-loved congregational tradition — a collection of reflections by members […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SPIRITUALITY Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Good Friday? Historically, since about the second century of Christianity, Christians abstained from eating meat on Fridays as a kind of sacrifice and reminder that acknowledged Jesus’ sacrifice on the […]

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