FaithTheological Reflections

Seeing Seamlessly

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“If we lose God in the world, we also lose meaning and purpose, accountability and responsibility.” When I first read Vaclav Havel arguing this stark thesis, I was intrigued— more than that, I was dumbstruck —having read enough of him to know that he made no profession of faith, a theist of sorts perhaps, but...

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FaithBiblical Reflections

Missio on Daniel: No Hand Washing!

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“Daniel in the Lion’s Den” has become one of the iconic Biblical stories of faith for Daniel’s bravery and devout persistence in the face of lethal opposition. For good reason, Daniel has often occupied the lion-share of the story (I could not resist); but, Darius deserves some analytic attention as well. After all, here is a...

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CulturePopular Culture

A Long-Loved Love

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Sometimes there are tender tears. On my flight across America a few days ago, I watched the film, “Coming Home,” born of the genius of Zhang Yimou, the celebrated director whose work over the last generation has changed the nature of Chinese cinema. One more time he has told a tale about being human amidst...

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