Since we Christians, along with our Jewish and Muslim cousins have devoted 2000 years or more to God the Father, and our religions appear to be caught up in such a mess of trouble, both here in the US with the sex abuse scandals and in the Middle East, perhaps its time for a change of heart. I’m beginning to suspect that it’s too late for tinkering around the edges. New policy statements from Rome, and new peace initiatives from the failed leaders of political entities that are at war with each other around the world may not be sufficient to address, let alone solve, the problems that confront us. It may be time for a more fundamental change. Read more ….
Many people see Mother’s Day as a secular holiday, designed by the greeting card industry, promoted by restaurants, beloved by florists. Some clergy agree, objecting to the commercialism of the holiday. Does Mother’s Day have religious meaning? If so what is it? Just consider the witness of its founder, Anna Jarvis.
You are invited to use our search engine to find books for or about Mothers Day or the larger topic of motherhood. Note how many there are!
Check out our lastest list of readings and prayers for Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day Prayer.
Or a Democrat? If you think the question is absurd, hard-to-answer, obvious or irrelevant, think again. Read more.
Need to know more about Islam than simply the date of a holiday …. we have the essential information about one of the world’s great religions here, as well as an easy way to get the greatest and latest books about Islam.
Before you know where you’re headed, you need to know where you’ve been. This is true whether you’re traveling to England or toward enlighenment. Try our faith profile test and find out where you are coming from, right now at the beginning of the New Year. Take the test now.
“When I was a child, I thought like a child … but as an adult, I put away childish things.” The Apostle Paul. But what would an adult, mature Christianity look like today?
A good article from the Economist on Muslim attitudes toward conversion
This article shows how Islam regards conversion and how troubling it is for the religion. You might want to read some of the readers’ responses, too, to see how people understood the issues raised.