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Part 10 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series Today I want to wrap up this series on thin places by offering some theological reflections and hesitations. If you’re joining this series late in […]

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Part 9 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In yesterday’s post I began reflecting in a more practical way on the church as a thin place. Today I want to continue these reflections, […]

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In my last post in this series, I suggested that, from the point of view of the New Testament, the church is to be the world’s most significant thin place. To put it more differently, in the time after the […]

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Part 7 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last post in this series, I examined how Jesus impacts our understanding of thin places. If a thin place is a location where […]

In my last post in this series I suggested that the Temple in Jerusalem was the paradigmatic thin place in the Old Testament. The Temple was considered God’s house, metaphorically speaking, the chief place in which his presence dwelled. Unlike […]

Part 5 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series After God established the Tabernacle as “sanctuary” for the Israelites so that he might “dwell in their midst” (Exod 25:8), he continued to “camp” among […]

Part 4 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series In my last post, I examined Mt. Sinai as a thin place, that is, a place where God is experienced with unusual propinquity. (Now there’s […]

Part 2 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series If a thin place is defined as a place where God’s presence is known with particular immediacy, then there are several stunning thin places in […]

Part 2 of series: Thin Places Permalink for this post / Permalink for this series First, I want to thank those of you who have given feedback on this series, either through your comments or through emails to me. Your […]

First of all, I want to thank those of you who commented on yesterday’s introductory post. I appreciate your honesty and insights. I also like the respectful disagreement among commentators. You’ve give us all lots to think about. (If you […]

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