Friday, February 10, 2017

A theology of play

A theology of play
Bearings: Brendan McInerny discusses his work exploring a theology of play, one that offers a much-needed perspective on our activity in the world.

Prophetic, not partisan: why we need courageous preaching about politics
America: While we must avoid partisanship, we must also avoid letting the fear of partisanship loom so large that it overpowers our ability to speak prophetically on issues that are political in the best sense.
America: How can priests preach in the age of Trump -- without mentioning Trump?

'I know they are going to die.' This foster father takes in only terminally ill children
The Los Angeles Times: In more than two decades as a foster father, Mohamed Bzeek, a quiet, devout Libyan-born Muslim, has taken in the sickest of the sick in Los Angeles County's sprawling foster care system.

Songs of worship: Why we sing to the Lord
The Conversation: Sacred music joins people in a collective expression - whether of joy, sorrow or protest.

Mississippi retains standing as most religious state
Gallup: The most religious states continue to be mainly in South, plus Utah.

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