Archive for October, 2016

The Soul of American Discourse – The Rev’d Dr. Frederick W. Schmidt – Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary German notion of Zeitgeist or “spirit of the times” was first promulgated as an alternative to the theory that great men and women are the ones who shape our history.  There are difficulties with both theories, of course. On the one hand, influential figures can make a dramatic difference.   Witness, for example, the sweeping impact […]

The Civility of Discourse – Dr. Bill Leonard * Wake Forest Divinity School

Perhaps the larger gospel message is this: You can’t find yourself if you don’t confront your words. We may have the liberty to say whatever we wish, but doing so may destroy/damage something, not only in others, but something deep inside ourselves.

I Need Help – Kris Wood*

Let’s continue to look for opportunities to be a help like we often do. And, let’s ask for help, too. I

Religion in an Age of Intolerance – Linda K. Wertheimer – Author, Faith Ed

“I hold that it is the duty of every cultured man or woman to read sympathetically the scriptures of the world. If we are to respect others’ religions as we would have them to respect our own, a friendly study of the world’s religions is a sacred duty.”

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