THE PREACHING LIFE by BARBARA BROWN TAYLOR A Book Review I wonder if Barbara Brown Taylor wrote her own book description on the back of The Preaching Life. If she did, I would be surprised because it does not match the meat of the text. The first descriptive sentence on the back flap—that magical place … Continue reading “The Preaching Life” by Barbara Brown Taylor: A Book Review
The World Needs More Housekeepers
In Titus 2, Paul instructs that elder women should teach young women to be "keepers of/at home." It sounds simple. But physical commands have spiritual counterparts, so what does it mean to keep a home…in the spiritual sense? The Greek word translated "keepers at home" or "homemakers" is a compound word - oikouros (derived from … Continue reading The World Needs More Housekeepers
“Dark Night of the Soul” by St. John of the Cross
When I began to formally study theology, a few of my friends within the Christian circle offered me a warning. Their argument centered around the idea that Christians should not become too focused on the systematic analysis of the scriptures because such studies might diminish the thankfulness we have for God’s grace and love. … Continue reading “Dark Night of the Soul” by St. John of the Cross
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