I was never a "conscientious objector" in the Vietnam era, though I thought about it and eventually objected morally to the war. In that context, I debated what I would do if I were drafted
In many ways, I was blessed to have parents who grew up on farms and who, largely because of that experienced, had integrated the concept of death into how they lived their lives. Death was not something to fear
This past Sunday, the Christian season of Advent began. The word advent has roots in Latin and French and has to do with what is to come ad- (to) venire (come)
For more than a year I've had on my iPad the Bible app called YouVersion. I like it for many reasons, including the fact that it offers 39 different English translations
On Wednesday this week here on the blog, I told you about the Rev. Paul-Gordon Chandler and his efforts to create better relations between Christians and Muslims
T h a n k s.
My regular readers are well aware that I've long been a proponent of interfaith dialogue. That's not just so people from different traditions can talk and talk and talk, often over one another
I think it was back in the mid-1970s that the the late Rev. Sun Myung Moon (pictured here) came to Kansas City to promote his Unification Church