Theology, Peace & Justice Cafe
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A gathering of articles that look at the intersection of theology, peace and justice and hopefully give some perspective and new ideas for making the world a better place (aka, the kingdom of God).
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CONFESSIONS OF A FUNERAL DIRECTOR » How Heaven Can Hurt Grief Work

CONFESSIONS OF A FUNERAL DIRECTOR » How Heaven Can Hurt Grief Work | Theology, Peace & Justice Cafe | Scoop.it
I have some problems with the idea of heaven.  I know, you might hate me for saying that.The Barna Group says 81% of Americans believe in the afterlife.The Washington Post quotes 75%.The Council of Secular Humanism states 55% definitely believe in...
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As a funeral director, Caleb sees grief on a daily basis. His insights are always spot on. We are a people who suppress grief, many times using heaven as an excuse.

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Christianity, the first 1000 years

A complete history of the Christian church for the first 1000 yrs. With a thorough prospective of the Roman Empire, and the Papacy, Rome never died. And the ...
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Is War Creative?

Is War Creative? | Theology, Peace & Justice Cafe | Scoop.it
A year ago, together with Sergey Gavrilets and Laura Fortunato, we organized a conference at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis in Knoxville. The main theme was how we...
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The Dirty Job of Special Need Parenting

And how this teaches us more about the faith than many things.
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Open data: decentralising and democratising social justice

Open data: decentralising and democratising social justice | Theology, Peace & Justice Cafe | Scoop.it
Chris Worman writes about Open Courts, the dataset which provides a model for others interested in data-driven advocacy (RT @jensbest: Top RT @OpenDataRecht Open data: decentralising and democratising social justice
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What War on Christianity? - Huffington Post

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What War on Christianity?
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For most of his adulthood he identified himself as a Presbyterian, one of the most traditional, establishment denominations. As president, he decided not to attend church, since it ...
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Tim Sams's comment, February 22, 2013 11:11 AM
Outstanding article and really on the mark about "persecution".
Jim Collie's comment, February 22, 2013 4:27 PM
thanks Tim -- and glad you're in the community! Welcome!