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Entries from May 2006

Mystic, Medic, and Musician: Hildegard of Bingen’s Embodied Spirituality

May 31st, 2006 by Jason · 4 Comments

For it is the soul’s joy to become effective in the body. She strives forever to perfect the work of the body that was created by God —Hildegard of Bingen, De Operatione Dei IV, 19 If you’ve been reading the blip for a while now you might remember a post I did a while back […]

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Tags: mysticism · papers · spirituality · theology

I John 4: sermon preparation

May 11th, 2006 by isaac · 5 Comments

Of the lectionary texts for this Sunday, First John 4 has sucked me in. Verse 7: “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.” And verse 16: “God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in […]

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Tags: theology

Immigration Marches & Ambivalent Activism

May 1st, 2006 by Jason · 7 Comments

Coding away this afternoon I was interrupted by the rumble of many feet and voices marching just outside my door. I hurried up to the roof of our downtown office and was astounded to see a flood of white shirts, American flags, and brown faces stretching back for as far as I could see (more […]

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Tags: current events · immigration · political power

“Peace be with you”: a sermon on Psalm 4

May 1st, 2006 by isaac · 2 Comments

Below is the sermon I preached yesterday at Raleigh Mennonite Church in the morning and Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship in the evening. On this 3rd Sunday of Easter, the lectionary texts I used were Psalm 4 and Luke 24:36b-48. ————————————————————————————————————— The Peace of Christ  Where do we find peace? What is our source of peace? Those are the sorts of […]

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Tags: sermons