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Institutions today in the Western world must come to grips with the reality of the increasing appeal of the local.
The Revd Lynda Barley is the Church of England’s Head of Research and Statistics. Who knew the Church of England had a “Head of Research and Statistics”?
I know the US is not Canada. But it is likely that, though the numbers are vastly different, the trends in charitable giving are similar in the two countries.
I attended your church today and wanted to share my impression.
Diana Butler-Bass, has a PhD from Duke University and writes prolifically on the history of religion and the contemporary church in North America.
In her novel Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky tells the story of Maurice and Jeanne as they struggle to survive in the face of the Nazi occupation of Paris.
There are times when a comment on a blog post unfolds a whole new direction of wisdom and insight. This happened on Thursday in response to the “Will Love Change You?” post. https://inaspaciousplace.wordpress.com/2012/06/21/will-love-change-you/
Spiritual traditions seem to agree that the human brain poses a problem and a potential obstacle in the spiritual life.
Will love change your life? Should love change your life? At least one young woman thinks the proper answer to these questions is “No”.
It is that time of year again. It comes around every twelve months – the requirement to submit a “Personal Ministry Review” to the Bishop.