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Four years ago today, I posted reflections on Anatoli Kuznetsov’s extraordinary novel, Babi Yar A Document in the Form of a Novel. Read the rest of this entry »

In his book, Ordinary Men: Reserve Police Battalion 101 and the Final Solution in Poland Christopher Browning tells the chilling story of the German Order Police Reserve Unit 101.

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He recently retired from many years in a prominent leadership position in a venerable institution. We are having coffee discussing how he feels about retiring.

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Why do I resist change?

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I do not do well with numbers. But I am interested in trying to understand what wisdom numbers might have to tell us about how we in the Anglican Church of Canada need to think about doing church.
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A great deal of pain is caused, or at least made worse, by my determination to avoid pain. The intensity and power of anything I resist always increases.

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Robert Chalmers is a young, bright, obviously brash features writer for “Newsweek Magazine.” Recently he had the opportunity to interview the current Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby.

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I think a lot about empowerment.

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In the course of my routine life I spend quite a bit of time in small group conversation. Generally the goal of these groups is to nurture and encourage the flourishing of spiritual life and practice.

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Noted communicator and Christian media star Rob Bell is on the move with his “Everything Is Spiritual” tour.

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