Tagged: simplicity

The Benefits of Self-Denial

By Chad Allen A little while back, I took a closer look than I had before at some introductory pages in The Book of Common Prayer (I’m Episcopalian) and found these almost universally ignored...

The Subversion of Advent

By Al Tizon How can a baby born during oppressed times in impoverished conditions save the world? It can’t, unless that baby is Emmanuel, God With Us! The anticipation of the birth of Emmanuel...

Losing at Monopoly: Blessed Are the Meek

By Scott Bessenecker What if there were secret rules to the game of Monopoly, hidden to the greedy, the arrogant and the power-hungry? What if things like giving away property, loaning money at low...

What is Right with the World

By G.K. Chesterton For at present we all tend to one mistake; we tend to make politics too important. We tend to forget how huge a part of a man’s life is the same...

Complicating Simplicity

by Christopher Heuertz Many of us think that our personal geographical context justifies our disengagement from the hurt and pain of the rest of the world. We presume that if there were oppressed or...

Global South Theologies & Politics Online Course

Paul Alexander will be teaching an online course at Palmer Theological Seminary in the Fall 2014 semester that can be taken anywhere there’s internet access – Global South Theologies & Politics. The course explores some of the perspectives...