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’Twas the tithe before Christmas
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 5:07pm | Type: Press

December 5, 2012 Sojo in the News Rich Lang ...

Starting the 'Christmas Tithe'
Originally Posted: 01/16/2013 - 4:22pm | Type: Press

November 29, 2012 Sojo in the News Jim Wallis ...

On 200th Birthday, There’s No ‘Bah Humbug’ for Charles Dickens
Originally Posted: 11/28/2012 - 6:04pm | Type: Blog

‘Tis the season for “Bah Humbug” and “God bless us every one,” especially as the world caps off a year of celebrations for the 200th anniversary of the birth of novelist Charles Dickens. ...

Happy Birthday Charlie! Dickens' 200th Celebrated Worldwide
Originally Posted: 02/07/2012 - 3:35pm | Type: Blog

As the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens is celebrated around the world today, it seems like a great opportunity to get to know the author a little better. “Come in, and know m ...

The Gospel According to Charles Dickens: Exegeting Ebenezer Scrooge
Originally Posted: 12/28/2011 - 8:57pm | Type: Blog

A Christmas Carol, I would argue, is not ultimately about Christmas, but conversion. Christmas as Ebenezer “Marley was dead, to begin with.” So begins the classic ta ...

The Gospel According to Charles Dickens: Christmas as Ebenezer
Originally Posted: 12/23/2011 - 10:21am | Type: Blog

An ebenezer is a reminder. It tells the story of God’s faithfulness and our repentance. It is a marker for transformation and conversion. “Marley was dead, to begin with.”   ...