1. God’s Presence in Hiddenness, God’s Aim Toward the World

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    October 15, 2016 by jmw

    If God is always present, then there is no contrasting absence whereby God’s presence could rise to conscious notice. This …
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  2. “Nuclear Man” Then and Now

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    August 12, 2016 by jmw

    In this simple analysis Nouwen captures both a diagnosis of the current milieu as well as a potential way of life within it. The delicate balance of mysticism and revolution offers us a holistic remedy…

  3. On Secularization…

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    August 11, 2016 by jmw

    “The ‘secular’ is not just the neutral, rational, areligious world that is left once we throw off superstition, ritual, and …
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  4. Songs for the Way

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    July 7, 2016 by jmw

    A book of meditative music that I created.

  5. Why I’m a Single Issue Voter

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    March 9, 2016 by jmw

    Like millions of Americans, I have been riding the latest, most terrifying roller coaster in America: the 2016 presidential campaign. …
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  6. What Is the Free Market Consumer Ideology?

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    February 20, 2016 by jmw

    In their new book, An Other Kingdom: Departing Consumer Culture, Peter Block, Walter Brueggemann and John McKnight offer a critique of …
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  7. Ash Wednesday Beyond The Individual

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    February 10, 2016 by jmw

    Ash Wednesday reminds us not only of our own mortality but the mortality of the systems and structures, the powers and principalities.