"Praying" has been a healing anthem for me as I struggle to define how or if I can forgive those who have hurt me to my core.
One Sunday at a church I was visiting in New England, the time had come in the worship service for "Joys and Concerns."
Quinn G. Caldwell
Fifty-five years ago today transpired what, depending on your point of view, was either a heroic stand against the forces of social decay, or an appalling attempt to block the forces of progress.
Why would you ever talk to them?
I once heard of a woman who, in the hours before death claimed her, couldn't find her luggage.
In this activist denomination the Holy Spirit is often imagined as a divine wrecking ball, smashing oppression and clearing the debris of injustice
As I packed my office at my last church, I gathered loose index cards from every conceivable surface.
Not to put too fine a point on it, but . . . hogwash. Hooey. Balderdash.
Philosopher and political theorist Herbert Marcuse, 1898–1979, said that, in his time, we had developed an "authoritarian ritualization of discourse."
Although many people don't know it, the famous expression "Pride goes before a fall" comes from the Bible.