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Entries from November 2010

Our tortured king

November 23rd, 2010 by isaac · 2 Comments

This past Sunday was the culmination of our Proper 29 Project—an attempt to get pastors to preach against war and torture, especially in light of the recent revelations from WikiLeaks. Below is my contribution: – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – […]

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Preaching on the suffering of war

November 5th, 2010 by isaac · No Comments

“One of the failures of the Church in our time has involved leaving the Christian people devoid of guidance about war.  Accordingly, the Proper 29 Project is a welcome call for the Church to demand of its ministers that they make clear from the pulpit that even in war, Christians cannot do evil that good […]

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“Violence!”

November 1st, 2010 by isaac · No Comments

Sometimes the assigned lectionary texts give us the right passage at the right time. Here’s a couple verses from the reading from Habakkuk this past Sunday: O LORD, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? Why do you make me […]

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Tags: theology