Just learned that my 5th book, Contemplations from the Heart: Spiritual Reflections on Family, Community and the Divine is now available for purchase on the Wipf and Stock website.
I am thankful to Dr. Don McKim for his generous Foreword to my book. I am also thankful to many friends who supported me along the way (please read my Acknowledgements). I also want to thank Mark Koenig, Kee Won Huh, David Hershey, Katie Mulligan and to my research assistant Bruce Marold who have read over my manuscript and offered helpful suggestions. My heart is full of thanks and gratitude. Continue reading
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This is my latest post for EthicsDaily.com. It is a reflection of the inaugural meeting of the Society of Race, Ethnicity and Religion (SRER). SRER was held in Chicago, April 26-28, 2013 at Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago and McCormick Theological Seminary.
I love a good story. Continue reading
Pastor James is not only studying but involved in his own community.
He writes, “TAFFN is an acronym standing for Tamaqua Area Faith Fellowship Network….. an organization that several of us here in Tamaqua have initiated. TAFFN is an ecumenical Continue reading
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A Personal Reflection on the FTE Consultation at AAR/SBL
Getting up at 3:30 a.m. to get to the airport by 4:30 a.m. is never fun. But it was for a Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Alumni consultation meeting; so I felt alright about compromising my sleeping hours. The FTE Alumni consultation was held at Chicago Temple-United Methodist Church at 9 a.m. on Friday November 16, 2012. Continue reading