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Topic: Tradition

November 8, 2012

In praise of questions

Don’t be content with, “We’ve always done it this way.” Encouraging inquiry can help an institution remember why it does what it does.

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May 31, 2011

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Ramsay Prize: 'Atheist Delusions'
  • Church for single Mormons
  • Eddie Long looks ahead
  • 'Tiwwadi' and tradition
  • Pastor's daughter, now rabbi
  • God, revelation & the weather
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January 23, 2012

Jason Byassee: Innovating with an ancient

Even in orthodoxy, what is older is not necessarily better.

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April 14, 2009

Jason Byassee: Tradition, tradition.

Fiddler on the Roof, contrary to the impression some have of its most famous tune, shows tradition is a multi-valent thing.

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December 3, 2012

Monday's News & Ideas

  • We aren't Jesus
  • Bluegrass & klezmer
  • Religious, but religiously illiterate
  • Kosher rebellion
  • Largest Christian country
  • Culture in kitchens
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July 18, 2011

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Sermons, pastor & people
  • 'Until the last victim finds peace'
  • Vatican/China battle heats up
  • U.S. Buddhism at a crossroads
  • May clergy marry gays?
  • Saving Internet history
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September 17, 2012

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Joy & High Holy Days?
  • Colbert & the Cardinal
  • Freedom in tradition
  • Internet intensifies squabbles
  • McLaren on multi-faith world
  • Rollerblading to Yankee Stadium
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November 24, 2010

Wednesday's News & Ideas

  • The parent of all virtues
  • Crystal Cathedral a sign?
  • CoE General Synod
  • Rabbinical seminary: Tradition & modernity
  • Pastor living with HIV
  • Peace, love and Puritanism
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January 24, 2013

David Lose: The risks and rewards of adaptive change

Most people want to avoid change. But the astute leader will help his team members move forward by inviting them to think not just about what will change but also why it needs to change.

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August 11, 2011

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • It takes a seminary
  • Dutch 'Somethingism'
  • Bieber on Jesus
  • 'Svieks,' from Latvian ELC
  • Clock in St. Peter's Square
  • Social bonds and torture
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