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There are scholars who argue that any idea of “learning lessons” from the Holocaust is morally objectionable. They argue that to suggest that the Holocaust can be summed up in a tidy little moral message is to trivialize the unspeakable horror that the Holocaust embodies.
In a world where there is so often good reason for cynicism, it is delightful to discover what appears to be genuine inspiration.
If accurately quoted, it was almost certainly said with a wry smile. But, even as a joke, there is something deeply disturbing about the recently resigned Archbishop of Canterbury’s comment in Wales at the Hay Festival on Tuesday.
It turns out perhaps HuffingtonPost is not always to be believed. But it can always be relied upon to grab your attention.
I am an anxious person.
If the Anglican Church of Canada (ACoC) has been your church of choice for the past thirty years, you have survived a tough time for being church in Canada.
The “Contemplative Journal” has posted an autobiographical essay about my journey in prayer.
I cannot count the number of times I have recalled with regret and embarrassment my part in a conversation with a person in crisis.
I received an email recently that contained a beautiful line of deep spiritual insight. With the writer’s permission, the line and my response are posted below.
Predictably, the storm around comments made by Pope Francis in his homily last Wednesday, has continued to build in the days following his bold words.