Communion. The Lord's Supper. Eucharist. These are all the same thing. But each term means different things for different Christian denominations. In this post, we take a look at all the ways people meditate on Christ's death and resurrection.
Happy birthday, Reformation!
The Reformation turned 500 years old today. Here's a closer look at why reform is still needed.
This Fateful Hour
One of my favorite book series is the Time Quintet by Madeline L'Engle. Within that series, there is a book called A Swiftly Tilting Planet. L'Engle puts her own spin on Saint Patrick's Breastplate in the story; the characters use it as a sort of prayer/spell hybrid to defeat the "powers of darkness." Here's her version of the... Continue Reading →
Asleep at the wheel?
Are we pointing out obvious flaws? Or are churches blind to what is wrong and how to fix it?
Popular Atheist Blogger, Leah Libresco, Converts to Christianity.
A great read from James Bishop, Apologist
Bishop's Encyclopedia of Religion, Society and Philosophy
Leah Libresco is a writer and school systems analyst based in Washington D.C. She is also a writer for the Huffington Post and graduated from Yale University in 2011 with a B.A. in political science (1).
Libresco, a popular former atheist blogger at the website Patheos, recounts a remarkable worldview transition from atheism to Christianity, and specifically Catholicism (2). As the motto of Pathos goes the site intends to host “the conversation on faith,” however a large chunk of it is dominated by atheists and their arguments against religion. It was with this crowd that Libresco had a popular following and readership.
Libresco, having been brought up in an atheist household, was exposed to a particular non-religious setting from a young age, “I grew up on Long Island, where most of the people I knew were non-religious Jews. So, religion was so far from most of our minds…”…
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