Duke Divinity Call & Response Blog

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October 1, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Marilynne Robinson's 'Lila'
  • Tensions at Episcopal seminary
  • Bart Campolo's deconversion
  • Renovation & sacred architecture
  • Next big religious freedom case
  • Revolution in the doctor's bag
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September 30, 2014

Proclaiming life amidst death

Denominational leaders must confront the brutal facts and share them with the congregations and clergy in their charge but they also must proclaim something that sounds like real Christian hope.

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September 30, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Christ & Cascadia
  • Fresh vision at Dallas church
  • Financial planning & religion
  • Baylor professor disputes decline
  • Tax scam church
  • A true story?
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September 29, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Rise & fall of the NCC
  • Crisis at General Seminary
  • Health & leaving religion
  • Francis & Benedict, celebrating old age
  • High Holy Days x 2
  • Why bad writing?
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September 26, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Crystal Cathedral transformed
  • Muslims rebut ISIS
  • The myth of religious violence
  • Hipster pastor gets TV show
  • Philosophy and leadership
  • The woman who walked 10,000 miles
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September 25, 2014

Intergenerational friendships and the future of the church

Youth should not be set apart, but rather integrated into the life of a congregation through friendship.

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September 25, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Chicago archbishop reflects on leadership
  • Religions flourish in China
  • Colleges in financial trouble
  • Stroke survivors and church
  • Fix bad habits
  • When broken is beautiful
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September 24, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Jefferts Schori will not seek new term
  • Two views on Iraqi Christians
  • Faith & work in the energy sector
  • Bible debunker dies
  • A life of prayer
  • Quest to save the world's frogs
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September 23, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Public sees religion's influence wane
  • Tim Keller to open NYC seminary
  • Clergy on patrol
  • No civil talk on Israel
  • Kill your to-do list
  • See the Northern Lights
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September 23, 2014

Dwelling together in harmony, amidst differences

A New York City church has welcomed in congregations from other faiths and denominations. This thriving community is marked by hospitality, listening and humility.

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September 22, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Chicago gets new archbishop
  • Religious leaders and climate change
  • What does 'death cult' mean?
  • Innovative success
  • Voluntary homelessness
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September 19, 2014

Friday's News & Ideas

  • Family values, left & right
  • Religion & saving the planet
  • Welby's doubts
  • NFL, the church & silence
  • Here's to God!
  • Living too long
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September 18, 2014

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • Lessons from Mars Hill
  • Misconceptions about seminarians
  • Why church choirs are dying
  • Justin Welby's doubts
  • Pastoral succession book
  • Johnny Cash in the Holy Land
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September 17, 2014

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • Church of U2
  • Pitfalls of righteous rhetoric
  • Dawkins, Down syndrome & logic
  • Mainline tensions over Israel
  • Vatican weddings & coming changes
  • Slow Reading Club
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September 16, 2014

Assumptions are dangerous

Leaders at all levels and in all stages of their careers have assumptions about themselves, their institutions, their communities. What are yours? What are you doing about them?

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