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Religion Overwhelms in News

Sightings this week belongs to the “catching our breath” or “cleaning our glasses” category of columns. Note that for once it lists no sources or resources at the end. There are simply too many to cite. We cannot recall, in our sixteen years of “sigh...

June 29, 2015

Tithing | Christmas | Paul Ricoeur | generosity | hospitality

Topsy-turvy Theological Acts -- Martin E. Marty

We did not have to squint or wear spectacles to sight this top-of-the-front-page headline on Christmas-past (four days ago!) “Tithing in Reverse” (Chicago Tribune). If something in the world is going the wrong way, putting or viewing it in reverse ca...

December 29, 2014