Monday, Jan 23, 2017

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Upcoming Gonzaga lecture to focus on perceptions of Islam

01/23/17Later this month Gonzaga will have a public lecture on the perceptions of Islam. Jonathan Brown, the Alwaleed bin Talal Chair of Islamic Civilization in the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, will discuss, “Why Shouldn’t I Think There’s a Problem with Islam?” at 5 p.m., Monday, Jan. 30 at Gonzaga University’s Hemmingson Center Ballroom. According to a press release, Brown will …

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Trump Presidency: Walking Into What We Cannot See

Because of social media, because of the news, because of conversations with friends and strangers, I am thoroughly aware that these last several months have been a time of anxiety and sadness for a lot of folks. Over these few months, I have needed to log onto to Facebook for but a moment in order to hear multiple friends broadcast their distress at the prospect of a Donald Trump Presidency.

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More than 2,000 expected at Spokane women’s march

Approximately 30 volunteers are coordinating the Spokane-area march, and women are coming from across the region, including Pullman, Deer Park and Moses Lake to participate in the event, which will take place at the Spokane Convention Center, 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

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Not a Strategy — A Way of Life

We have long since learned that King was a fallible human being and I have no wish to make him more than that. But it is important to notice that his vision was much larger than many people imagine.

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The Jesus Prayer in practice

By reciting the words, “Lord Jesus, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner,” I am taken deeper in my connection with the Master of the Universe; I enter into the place of God through Christ Jesus, and find the God of love.

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What shaped King’s prophetic vision?

King used a prophetic voice in his preaching – the hopeful voice that begins in prayer and attends to human tragedy. Indeed, the best of African-American preaching is three-dimensional – it is priestly, it is sage, it is prophetic.

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