Chris Hedges: The Suicide of the Liberal Church

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Seminarians gather outside the chapel on the grounds of The General Theological Seminary, after morning prayers, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. More than two-thirds of the faculty at the seminary, one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable religious institutions that trains ministers of America’s Episcopal Church, say they were fired earlier this week after going on strike to protest their dean’s leadership. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Seminarians gather outside the chapel on the grounds of The General Theological Seminary, after morning prayers, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. More than two-thirds of the faculty at the seminary, one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable religious institutions that trains ministers of America’s Episcopal Church, say they were fired earlier this week after going on strike to protest their dean’s leadership. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

This is an interesting article by Chris Hedges for truthdig. I am reposting it here with the author’s permission.

 

Paul Tillich wrote that all institutions, including the church, are inherently demonic.Reinhold Niebuhr asserted that no institution could ever achieve the morality of the individual. Institutions, he Continue reading

2016 Spirituality Gathering “Justice Lives in Relationship”: The Poetry & Practice of Eco-Spirituality

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header.logoPlease do register for the 2016 Spirituality Gathering “Justice Lives in Relationship” at Earlham School of Religion, April 27, 2016.

We have tried arguments for environmental concern, doctrines, and of course moralizing and guilt-trips. None seem to transform human action. So in our time together let’s explore a more fruitful route: ecospirituality. Continue reading

Hebrews (Wisdom Commentary Series): Endorsement

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I endorsed a new book, Hebrews cowritten by Mary Ann Beavis and HyeRan Kim-Cragg. Beavis and Kim-Cragg are both Canadian scholars who have already written many interesting books. Please do check out their other books on amazon.

This particular book is a new innovative commentary series. Check out all the volumes.

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Embracing The Other: Eerdmans Author Interview Series

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Kim_Embracing the Other_cov_9780802872999Here is my Eerdmans’ interview with Rachel Bomberger about my new book, “Embracing The Other”. I hope that you will get a chance to read my new book. I would love to hear your response to my book.

Here is my latest Huffington Post, “Embracing the Other and Loving Our Neighbors” which was inspired from my book, “Embracing the Other”.

Please also read, “What Does it Mean to Love Our Neighbor?”

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Embracing the Other and Loving our Neighbors

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Here is my latest Huffington Post, “Embracing the Other and Loving Our Neighbors”. It is inspired by my latest book, Embracing the Other: The Transformative Spirit of Love.

I would love to hear your comments and feedback. Feel free to post them on the Huffington Post website.

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