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The Spirit of Yoruba Liberalism

The Spirit of Yoruba Liberalism

MRB February 16, 2017 0

Ebenezer Obadare on J.D.Y. Peel’s Christianity, Islam, and Orisa Religion For three days in June last year, some students of Baptist High School, Adeeke, in Iwo, Nigeria, presented themselves at school in all manner

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Orthodoxy as Orthopraxy in Late-Antique Christianity – By Iuliana Viezure

Orthodoxy as Orthopraxy in Late-Antique Christianity – By Iuliana Viezure

Iuliana Viezure May 21, 2016 0

Iuliana Viezure on David Michelson’s Practical Christology of Philoxenos of Mabbug Philoxenos, the bishop of Mabbug in Syria between 485 and 519, is one of the most important late-antique witnesses to the development of

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The Afterlife of Desire – By Heidi Marx-Wolf

The Afterlife of Desire – By Heidi Marx-Wolf

Heidi Marx-Wolf May 21, 2016 0

Heidi Marx-Wolf on Taylor Petrey’s Resurrecting Parts Augustine believed that Adam and Eve would have indeed had sex in Paradise had they been afforded the opportunity. When I report this to my students, I

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The Death of God, Again by Ed Simon

The Death of God, Again by Ed Simon

Ed Simon May 10, 2016 2

The fullest affirmation of God comes in His denial. A young, attractive blonde woman with a fashionable pixie haircut sits anxiously in the waiting room of her exclusive Upper West Side gynecologist’s office. She

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The Summit of Spiritual Perfection in the Messiness of Worldly Affairs – By John Moorhead

The Summit of Spiritual Perfection in the Messiness of Worldly Affairs – By John Moorhead

John Moorhead May 9, 2016 0

John Moorhead on George Demacopoulos’s Gregory the Great Pope Gregory the Great was one of those people who found himself pulled in very different directions. The first monk to become a pope, he was

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La Dolce Vita: Desires and Despairs of Latin American Migrants in Rome – By Hillary Kaell

La Dolce Vita: Desires and Despairs of Latin American Migrants in Rome – By Hillary Kaell

Hillary Kaell May 9, 2016 0

Hillary Kaell on Valentina Napolitano’s Migrant Hearts and the Atlantic Return Arrayed in white before the crowd at St. Peter’s in Vatican City, the newly chosen Pope Francis first addressed his Church by doing

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Faith in Motion: Techniques and Technologies of Prayer in the Appalachians and Beyond – By Bruno Reinhardt

Faith in Motion: Techniques and Technologies of Prayer in the Appalachians and Beyond – By Bruno Reinhardt

Bruno Reinhardt May 9, 2016 0

Bruno Reinhardt on Anderson Blanton’s Hittin’ the Prayer Bones In his 1964 classic Understanding Media, Marshall McLuhan argued that increasing mediatization has transformed the modern human being into “an organism that now wears its

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Why Isn’t the Rhetorical Real? The Case of Epiphanius of Cyprus – By Todd S. Berzon

Why Isn’t the Rhetorical Real? The Case of Epiphanius of Cyprus – By Todd S. Berzon

Todd Berzon May 9, 2016 0

Todd S. Berzon on Young Richard Kim’s Epiphanius of Cyprus Epiphanius of Cyprus (ca. 315–403 C.E.) has never been held in especially high regard by scholars of early Christianity. The Cypriot bishop has been

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Grace and Transformation – By Susan Eastman

Grace and Transformation – By Susan Eastman

Susan Eastman May 9, 2016 1

Susan Eastman on John Barclay’s Paul and the Gift In a remarkable movie called “The Fisher King” (1991), Robin Williams plays a homeless man who lost everything, including his mind, after his wife was

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Onward Christian Strangers – By Omri Elisha

Onward Christian Strangers – By Omri Elisha

Omri Elisha April 23, 2016 0

Omri Elisha on Anna Strhan’s Aliens and Strangers? Nearly a generation has passed since a time when anyone would be surprised to learn that reports of the death of God were greatly exaggerated. The

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