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September 2007 Archives

Brian Walsh and Sylvia Keesmaat’s commentary, Colossians Remixed, blends three elements: a postmodern approach, a socio-economic critique of empire in the West, and a creative attempt to get into the realities of the Colossian letter and its recipients. Chp 3 […]

Here are the twins of our colleagues, Joel and Karla Willitts. We prayed for those little kids and here they are — doing well.

Our next two books for Friday is for Friends will be … Marko Ivan Rupnik, In the Fire of the Burning Bush Telford Work, Ain’t Too Proud to Beg

Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious about earthly things, but to love things heavenly; and even now, while we are placed among things that are passing away, to hold fast to those that shall endure; through Jesus Christ our […]

Robert Webber left a legacy, a legacy of Christians who want to embrace the whole Church and its whole history. One of his enduring legacies will be the AEF Call and the AEF Call Conference to be held this year […]

The Joy in Chicago Returns…

“We miss the meaning to be found in our lives because we ignore a principle that is as old as Creation itself: the intentional back and forth rhythm of work and rest.” So says Tracy Balzer in Thin Places,.

One of my students brought to me for the first day of class a pound of that fine, wonderful, flavorful and aromatic blend: Chestnut Hill Coffee Company‘s espresso blend. If you ever get to Philly, try it — they make […]

What is perhaps most interesting to me about W-K’s “commentary” (Colossians Remixed) is their explanation of three terms [make that four]: peace, grace, truth, and spiritual wisdom.

Anyone who follows this blog knows we have have a number of conversations about atonement and the various theories associated with it, leading as it did to a recent book of mine called Community called Atonement. But a few new […]