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Preparing for Eucharist

posted by Scot McKnight

The Eucharist, though many today have never experienced it in such a manner, was part of a meal and not an isolated sacred set of rites. The meal-shaped Eucharist begins with Jesus: his routine evening meals with his disciples gave […]

Eucharistic Heart of Jesus 4

posted by Scot McKnight

At the Lord’s supper event in our churches, we are to have this disposition: “I am standing before God trying to realize how important it is for me to acknowledge that I am a sinner.” And Fr. Dajczer, a famous Polish […]

Eucharistic Heart of Jesus 3

posted by Scot McKnight

There is a custom in many liturgical churches that looks like this: the worshiper walks forward to the altar, kneels on a kneeler, opens his or her hands, receives the bread, the liturgist then offers the cup to the worshiper, […]

Eucharistic Heart of Jesus 2

posted by Scot McKnight

This series is for those who celebrate weekly and it is also for those who want to ponder weekly the great mysteries of the redemption we give thanks for, we memorialize, and we bless. To aid in this series, I […]

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Our Common Prayerbook 30 - 3
Psalm 30 thanks God (vv. 1-3, 11-12) and exhorts others to thank God (vv. 4-5). Both emerge from the concrete reality of David's own experience. Here is what that experience looks like:Step one: David was set on high and was flourishing at the hand of God's bounty (v. 7a).Step two: David became too

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Theology After Darwin 1 (RJS)
One of the more important and more difficult pieces of the puzzle as we feel our way forward at the interface of science and faith is the theological implications of discoveries in modern science. A comment on my post Evolution in the Key of D: Deity or Deism noted: ...this reminds me of why I get a

posted 6:01:52am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Almost Christian 4
Who does well when it comes to passing on the faith to the youth? Studies show two groups do really well: conservative Protestants and Mormons; two groups that don't do well are mainline Protestants and Roman Catholics. Kenda Dean's new book is called Almost Christian: What the Faith of Ou

posted 12:01:53am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Let's Get Neanderthal!
The Cave Man Diet, or Paleo Diet, is getting attention. (Nothing is said about Culver's at all.) The big omission, I have to admit, is that those folks were hunters -- using spears or smacking some rabbit upside the conk or grabbing a fish or two with their hands ... but that's what makes this diet

posted 2:05:48pm Aug. 30, 2010 | read full post »

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