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    Archive for the "Faith" Category

    In which evolution makes me wonder about church

    Dear friends, Please check out these videos, hosted by yours truly. They have not yet been officially released but you’re hereby invited to take a sneak peek. The video above is the first of four I have worked on with Andrew Root, Tony Jones, David Wood, and the good people at Imago Creative. All four are now up […]

    Thoughts on my ordination

    Jack O’Brien (Sean Penn) finds reconciliation in the final scene of Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life. “There are two ways through life: the way of nature and the way of grace,” come the film’s opening words. “You have to choose which one you’ll follow.” The film’s deeper suggestion, and the hope of my life, is […]

    Meet good interatheist Chris Stedman

    An inverted Chris Stedman and his “awful giraffe,” which I find rather endearing. Stedman is a humanist interfaith activist. Yes, you read that correctly. Image taken from NonProphet Status, Stedman’s blog Read Stedman’s shirt (in a mirror). It says “Good (Without God).” This particular atheist cliché always makes my head hurt. On one hand, as […]

    Behold the Kepler Collection

    Kepler‘s planets, seen in silhouette, against their parent stars. The star colors — which are accurate — indicate temperature: the redder, the cooler; the bluer, the hotter. These are not images taken by Kepler, but are generated from Kepler data; measurements of the stars’ temperatures and distances help astronomers determine their luminosities, and once these […]

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