prophets

To fulfill this responsibility, we need to revisit our understanding of what it means to live an authentic life, and our
However one perceives 'Hamilton', it has done the one thing that any art seeks to do.
While it's unclear whether the framework negotiated by world leaders this week will allow us to avoid the worst effects of climate change, the fact that evangelical leaders are demonstrating their concern for how climate change impacts the poor is very good news.
Since campaigning for the White House has been underway for several months, I'm starting to look at feet.
Christianity and Islam are often painted as mortal enemies that will be forever fighting in a war for religious supremacy. Christians and Muslims would be wise to remember that Jesus Christ and Prophet Muhammad are kindred spirits.
Though some think of prophets as those who foresee the future, more often than not biblical prophets are speaking into the present day, and critiquing the powers that be.
The dearth of information about the formative influences on towering biblical figures such as Moses and Jesus has invited some skeptics to question whether they actually existed.
Not surprising, this whole endeavor to understand what it really means to follow Jesus in today's world is proving to be nothing short of overwhelming.
In declaring a state of emergency in Missouri before any actual announcement by the Ferguson grand jury, Gov. Jay Nixon is shedding a valuable light on what happens when a culture of fearful white supremacy can't tolerate dissent, disorder, or difference.
Big History is humanity's first and only creation story derived from global collective learning. While secular, it nevertheless reveals a way of thinking and speaking about God that is undeniably and inescapably real.
Though Bill Maher thinks he is dissing all religion and spirituality, he actually attacks what I would call grade school religion. He even hinted at some respect for the new pope, whom I would describe as representing graduate school religion and above.
Sometimes I think we've got it backwards. We think religion -- yours, mine, and ours -- contains God, when in fact it's the reverse. God is infinitely larger than any religion could ever be, no matter how global, dogmatic or grandiose.
Sometime toward the end of the second week in November [1963], I unaccountably felt such a burden about the presidential
For God, justice doesn't mean simple fairness, flattening everything out so it's the same. Justice means seeking for everyone what they need to flourish.
People who work deserve a living wage. We must reverse the growing chasm of inequality that exists between the rich and the poor in our state and our country.
Yes, we hear a lot about two Johns every time December rolls around: Strange and hairy, screaming as loud as they can that we've really messed up the world, and we all better get our act straight before it's too late.
One has to wonder how the biblical prophets would deal with things like our military budget and our American health care "system" -- and our refusal to face the truth about either one of them.
Prophet Lord Krishna was a noble, righteous, beloved one of God. Far from theological division, he is a source of unity and accord between Hindus and Muslims.
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