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November 5, 2013 | Writing in the margins of the Bible is a practice that deepens engagement with Scripture and becomes a way to “pray without ceasing,” says a pastor and author.
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November 5, 2013 | The head of a Dallas coffeehouse/church urges the church to reclaim its role as an agent of social change, joining with social entrepreneurs to give new life to the world.
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October 31, 2013 | Drawing on the unique gifts of church members and the vision of its lawyer-priest, a Catholic parish in the waterfront city of Hoboken launches a legal clinic to help residents in need.
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October 21, 2013 | Christians are made in the image of God the creator, destined to create music, poetry, fiction, dance and other works of art. This resource page gathers Faith & Leadership interviews, essays, videos and sermons by artists, writers, theologians and scholars on the subject of Christianity and the arts.
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October 21, 2013 | Theology is not just an intellectual exercise. A pastor writes that the church should engage game theory to ask questions about how human beings live out their faith.
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October 21, 2013 | Begin your preparations for Advent and Christmas with resources from Faith & Leadership. These sermons, essays and stories invite you into the wonder, challenge and messiness of first a season of waiting and then a season of light and joy.
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October 21, 2013 | All Souls is the respect we pay to the dead and the reminder of life to us who still mourn, says the executive director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches in a homily for All Souls Requiem.
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October 21, 2013 | Contemplative silence allows uncommon people to find common ground and a deep understanding that is at the heart of Christian faith: God is love.
Q&A
October 21, 2013 | Universities and religious institutions can work together to solve problems in their local communities, says a national leader on public engagement in higher education.
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October 17, 2013 | Baptist-born poet Scott Cairns says that Orthodox Christianity provides a meeting place for his two loves -- language and Christ. The practice of poetry prepared him for the practice of worship, in a blending of theology and art.