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Spirituality

Ethics and Religion Talk: How Does Your Tradition Use Scripture for Preaching, part 2

Submitted 02-06-2023 under OPINION

Do you have a cycle of scriptural readings? Do you base sermons on passages from the cycle, or do you choose the scriptural readings based on the lessons you have decided to teach in your sermon?

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Transfigure: A Lenten retreat in the Ignatian tradition

Submitted 02-01-2023 under NONPROFITS

Lenten themes of surrender, compassion and letting go will be explored through imaginative prayer, reflection, and small-group discussion.

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Above and Below the art of Mary Sayre

Submitted 02-01-2023 under NONPROFITS

Explore the intersection of art, water conservation, and ecological justice.

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55+ Series: Falling in Love with God

Submitted 02-01-2023 under NONPROFITS

Discover spiritual practices for your Lenten journey

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Powerful Art: Creating and Impacting Social Change

Submitted 02-01-2023 under NONPROFITS

Powerful Art: Creating and Impacting Social Change

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Ethics and Religion Talk: How Does Your Tradition Use Scripture for Preaching, part 1

Submitted 01-30-2023 under OPINION

Do you have a cycle of scriptural readings? Do you base sermons on passages from the cycle, or do you choose the scriptural readings based on the lessons you have decided to teach in your sermon?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Food Choices an Ethical Issue For You?

Submitted 01-23-2023 under OPINION

Whole Foods recently announced that they would no longer sell Maine Lobster. How do you define "ethical eating?" Do you consider sustainability and care for the environment, treatment of animals, treatment of humans in the supply chain? Are there things you will not eat for ethical reasons?

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do I Have to Return That Annoying Person's Call?

Submitted 01-17-2023 under OPINION

Somebody calls you. You don't want to call them back because they have a history of being abusive, asking annoying questions, or keeping you on the phone too long. How do you handle it?

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January 9, 2023 - Ethics and Religion Talk: If My Faith is Right, Does Yours Have to be Wrong?

Submitted 01-09-2023 under OPINION

It is generally understood by people that each religion claims that all other faiths are “wrong,” and thus displeasing to God. Yet it seems that there are “loopholes” that still allow those who believe otherwise some form of salvation.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God Care About Rituals?

Submitted 01-02-2023 under OPINION

Some religious traditions have practices, rituals or sacraments that have to be done in a very specific way. Does God really care? Why?

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