As a young electrical engineer just out of school, I had a horrifying experience that will color my theology forever. I went to work for one of the largest electrical companies in the world.Read More »
Christian tradition talks about life after death quite a bit, in fact a lot of faith communities focus on the saving act of God in Christ is to keep our toes out of the fires of hell.Read More »
Is it possible to transcend one’s personal beliefs and opinions, and to what end?
In a series of posts, based on a paper I presented recently at the Pacific Northwest regional meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature (May 11, Concordia University Portland), titled “Ways of Believing,” I will address this question.Read More »
This weekend we celebrate Pentecost and Memorial Day, so there’s lots to do. On Sunday The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes will have a Pentecost concert at 2 p.m.Read More »
In recent days, world leaders have gathered in hopes of crafting a more peaceful future. As these members of NATO met in Chicago, others who doubted their ability or will to truly commit to peace also gathered to protest.Read More »
Elke Thompson and Sam Quinn got engaged the old-fashioned way: their parents arranged it.
Quinn, 23, a quiet engineering student from Springfield, Mo., wanted to settle down, and asked his parents to play matchmaker.