Tag Archives: evangelicals

An evangelical Christian and the gay issue.

A Letter to my Congregation, by Ken Wilson. I read this because Bud had just bought it and thought it was a really useful resource. Something inside me was saying” I absolutely don’t want to read any more about this … Continue reading

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Surprised by Oxford -read in Hawaii!

Introibo ad altare Dei/ Ad Deum qui laetificat juventutem deum. This memoir of conversion written by a Canadian, Carolyn Weber, about studying in Oxford and being drawn to Christianity during that year comes from such a different tradition (American Evangelicalism) … Continue reading

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Leaving Alexandria: Richard Holloway

Places I have left. Ideas I have left. People I have left (well, mostly they died and I didn’t want to go along yet!) The story of my life, like Richard Holloway’s, is one of episodes, episodes that make a … Continue reading

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The Underground Church: Robin Meyers

Church. Subversive? Not what comes to mind these days, when churches seem to be the tail lights of history on human rights, and out of touch on ethics. Several books I have been reading recently have countered this with portrayals … Continue reading

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Love Wins

Religious thinkers who have shaped my thoughts:Teilhard De Chardin, Karl Rahner, Hans Kung (but not Joseph Ratzinger), Dietrich Bonhoeffer. More recently: Desmond Tutu, Thich Nhat Hanh, Marcus Borg,Karen Armstrong, John Dominic Crossan. Missing from the list are teachers- Charles Davis, … Continue reading

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