From Sojourners' Magazine, here's Rev Richard Twiss, Terry Leblanc and Raymond Aldred, Ph.D. talking about the revival of indigenous theology in North America.
Their discussion of Christianity (informed by Ricoeur and Gadamer) from their Native American perspective raises some significant questions about how we approach the early chapters in Genesis, the environment and acts of charity. These theologians reveal how context and all our particularities of identity can create deeper meaning for Christians.
Ed Spivey Jr. reads his December H'rumphs on the financial crises and Adam Smith from Sojourners Magazine.
Due to the outpouring of wide interest and community support through this tragedy, Pacific Union College will be webcasting Thursday's memorial service here.
The college has also set up a memorial site: In Loving Memory
Already it includes hundreds of shared memories, short bios of each young man and stories from the San Francisco Chronicle and the Napa Valley Register.
The Watford Observor reports:
The British headquarters of the Seventh Day Adventist Church has been destroyed by fire.
Firefigthers battled this afternoon to contain a devastating blaze at the organisation's Stanborough Park offices, in St Albans Road.
The nearby church building was not damaged.
Eyewitness Jo Hart said: “I really can’t believe what I’m seeing, smoke and flames are coming from all over the place. It looks like half the building is missing.
I was just catching up on some news from the week. While watching this CNN interview with Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, Wolf Blitzer introduces an "I Reporter" question about a statement then GOP Vice-presidential candidate Gov. Palin made to James Dobson shortly before the election.
If you can make it through the barage of words in the first minute, you see and hear the question.