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Called to serve

By Contributor Angie Funnell One of my favorite quotes is from St. Francis of Asssisi, “It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our preaching is our walking.” I am indoctrinated under the holistic, Jesuit, Catholic teachings of Gonzaga University. When I studied abroad in Italy in the fall …

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Military atheists get ready to ‘rock beyond belief’

By Kimberly Winston Religion News Service After more than a year of planning, atheists in the military will stage a public festival and rock concert celebrating their lack of religious beliefs at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg, one of the largest U.S. military bases. Dubbed “Rock Beyond Belief,” the event is …

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Young seminarians find joy in religious life

By Eli Francovich The Gonazaga Bulletin On the “ideal morning,” Louis Cunningham wakes up before 7 a.m. The 19-year-old freshman goes to chapel and prays before he is joined by other young men for morning prayer. Then they eat breakfast together head to Gonzaga. This willingness to give up something …

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There’s more than one atonement theory?

Karin, During your talk in class last night I was very shocked to hear there were four major atonement theories: Ransom Theory, Perfect Satisfaction Theory, atonement as a manifestation of love which covers a multitude of sins, and atonement as a manifestation of God’s wisdom. As a Christian growing up …

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Brief: Discussing sex and the soul

On April 1 Donna Freitas, assistant professor at Boston University, will present “Sex and the Soul” at Whitworth University. Freitas is the author of “This Gorgeous Game,” “The Possibilities of Sainthood” and “Sex and the Soul.” Her academic focus has been on the struggle of belonging and alienation with regard …

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Church, university join in Shower of Stoles

Bethany Presbyterian Church and the Eastern Washington University Pride Center are teaming up April 22-29 to present Shower of Stoles. The Shower of Stoles project began in the mid 1990s when Presbyterian ministerMartha Juillerat wasfaced with the threat of being defrocked by the church it was discovered she was a …

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