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The conversation took place a long time ago in a place far from here. We have since lost contact.

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It comes up every three years, and every time I find myself puzzling over the Gospel reading offered in the Revised Common Lectionary as one of the options for Year A on Pentecost Sunday.

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Many of the struggles we have with faith stem from a misunderstanding of the nature of faith.

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Q: Millenials are the highest rates of defection from church. How do you understand your relationship with organized religion?

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It may not be only the terror and injustice that afflict so much of life which make the faith choice seem so difficult. At times it may simply be the familiar drudgery of daily living.

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In the fall of 1939, nine-year-old Janina David moved with her mother and father into the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw. It was  a calculated risk.

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Cynthia Bourgeault: Substitutionary atonement theology was there from the beginning in the Old Testament in the Temple theology with its sacrificial system and they just took the system and that was in place thirty years after Jesus’ death.

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Notes continued from an address by Sheikh Ismail Nur, Imam of the Masjid al Iman Mosque in Victoria to a gathering at St. Philip, Oak Bay Saturday 20 May 2017.

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Reconciliation is not an optional extra in Christianity.

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Notes continued from an address by Sheikh Ismail Nur, Imam of the Masjid al Iman Mosque in Victoria to a gathering at St. Philip, Oak Bay Saturday 20 May 2017.

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