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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! WORSHIP When To Do Youth Sunday? Strange or silly as some of these customs might seem, I’d rather have my calendar structured around cultural traditions than around corporate budget forecasts. I don’t care how much retailers are […]

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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! FAITH Learning Grace from a ‘Homeboy’ “What’s his story? He looks so tough, but he’s always talking about God and being blessed.” “He’s one of Father Greg’s Homeboys,” my husband answered. “Homeboys?” I asked, not following. “Yes, […]

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Reversing the Last Supper


by Susan McCaslin I have in my head an image of people gathered around a table to dine and converse about the state of the world. Plato’s Symposium (or The Banquet), is a classical Greek dialogue depicting philosophers gathered to discuss the nature of love. The big paradigm in the west for a small group […]

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Apocalypse Now: Should the book of Revelation be consigned to the wastebin or transformed?


by Susan McCaslin If the Song of Songs can be called “the sexiest book in the Bible,” the book of Revelation at the end of the New Testament might be called “the most violent book in the Bible.” You may recall the imagery of Christ as a sword-wielding warrior, horses with blood up to their […]

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