Let’s Admit the Silence

Prayer does nothing to alleviate suffering. (Ferriera in Shusaku Endo’s Silence). Certainly upon this we must agree. Or perhaps not. I remember in March last year I wrote a post called “I’ve Never Seen a Miracle”. The flack that ensued was surprising. First of all, I didn’t think all that…

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Do Not Be Silenced!

I take comfort from such people as William Stringfellow. He was called a “lay theologian“: he wasn’t ordained, didn’t have a theology degree, and didn’t attend church. Nevertheless his theological contributions to Christianity and the church were enormous. His greatest involvement was with the Sojourners community. It’s a shame if…

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