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Faith in Public Life 1st Exchange


This is the first exchange in the Faith in Public Life sponsored conversation between Rev. Eric Elnes from CrossWalk America and myself. If you want to read my response (part 2) scroll all the way down. Part 1: Rev. Elnes on Christians and Self-Criticism Dear Nacho, First of all, thanks to ...>

Faith in Public Life Exchange Begins


Just a quick update to alert you that the exchange hosted by Faith in Public Life between Rev. Eric Elnes and myself has started and can be accessed here at Faith in Public Life's blog. Rev. Elnes also crossposted to CrossWalk America's blog his nice introductory post. I'll start crossposting these ...>

Faith in Public Life Dialogue


One of the things I've wanted BeliefNet to do since they started their Blog Heaven web site (even suggesting it a couple of times), and invited me to participate, was to use the opportunity they had with these superlative blogs to facilitate the kind of "ecumenical" exchange and conversation that ...>

Of Thinking Blogs


Oh my, tagged by a web meme! And an award at that. The person who tagged me, T from The Republic of T, includes me in a list of "Thinking Blogs," those blogs that make him think and perhaps consider things from a different perspective. That's quite a compliment. Funny thing is... I've always thought ...>

Round-Up and Catching-Up


My apologies for another one of those long period without posting. This semester is truly keeping me very busy indeed. Let me take this opportunity to highlight or round-up a few interesting tidbits I've noticed over the last few weeks. Some of these I've had the pleasure to discuss in the Rhetoric ...>

MiEN Nurturing Ourselves


Mindfulness in Education Nurturing Ourselves - Practicing Mindfulness - Sharing Ideas - Enjoying Community Saturday, April 28, 2007 1:00 - 5:00 pm (12:45 pm registration) 5:00-6:00 Informal Sharing time with healthy snacks - Optional Location: Jenn’s house in East Oakland Tea and tangerine ...>

The iRack


A cute parody of current affairs posted on YouTube. Check out the iRack... and the other new product unveiled at the end. ...>

Fire Alberto Gonzales


The New York Times has an editorial calling for the firing of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales: "Mr. Bush should dismiss Mr. Gonzales and finally appoint an attorney general who will use the job to enforce the law and defend the Constitution." All I can say is, long overdue. He should have never be ...>

Bridge to Therabithia


Interesting tidbit from a Christianity Today interview with Katherine Paterson, author of Bridge to Therabithia (now a major motion picture). Good answer about imagination, and about safety. Q: What is a story? Paterson: A story is open-ended. A story invites you into it to make your own meani ...>

Planetary Ethics Talk


An announcement about the upcoming talk by Paul Kurtz. I post it here as a way to broach this subject a bit. More to come. Watch this space. Planetary Ethics Paul Kurtz United Nations 777 UN Plaza New York, NY April 11 - 6:00 p.m. At a time when ancient rivalries and violence threaten h ...>

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