I have never been as conscious of the incredible hope of the Easter message as I have been this last Easter.
This week is a confluence of anniversaries. April 7 was the 16th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda where more than 800,000 died in a few days.
[Read more of this blog conversation in response to the Sojourners magazine article "http://www.sojo.net/index.cfm?action=magazine.articl
I'm not much of a sports person, but I have to admit that April 5 was a remarkable day for sports -- especially sports and religion.
If you read only one book about the Sabbath, it should be Abraham Joshua Heschel's 1951 classic
"We're not desperate."
As a Christian, I have a high level of sensitivity toward Jews, of a never-ending sense to be protective of their religion
I gave up fear for Lent. That seemed like a good and perhaps even holy idea at the time.