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.
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 →
A great read from James Bishop, Apologist
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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