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July 5, 2017

Divine Interrogations, Part 1: That Awful Word

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Peter Singer, a renowned moral philosopher and an ardent utilitarian, (now teaching at Princeton), began to dress me down right in front of my moral philosophy class: “Mr. Moore, tell me. How, exactly, are humans of more worth than any other species...

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June 7, 2017

Peace Notes for Soldiers of Shalom (Part 18)

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But what about peace between peoples and nations? In a world where families and neighborhoods are unravelling, where fists and bullets and bombs wreak havoc in our streets and schools and marketplaces, not to mention between nations, is peace really...

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May 24, 2017

Top 5 Challenges from Blumhardt’s Gospel Sermons

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What do sermons spoken over 150 years ago by a relatively unknown German Lutheran pastor have to do with us today? Karl Barth knew why in his day. So did Jürgen Moltmann. As does William Willimon, one of today’s foremost preachers, who writes in his...

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May 10, 2017

Peace Notes for Soldiers of Shalom (Part 17)

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But then the day came when all hell let loose. John came storming into the house and started cussing us up and down, accusing us that behind his back we arranged with Kevin to have him get kicked out of the house. In a tirade, John stormed upstairs...

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