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On Being with Teju Cole and Krista Tippett

On Being with Teju Cole and Krista Tippett

Dates & Time: 
May 30, 2018

On Being, the Peabody Award-winning radio show and podcast, takes up the big questions of meaning at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? In conversation with On Being host Krista Tippett, writer/photographer/art historian Teju Coles shares his distinct artistic voice and reflects on his work and the animating principles behind Blind Spot. Tickets are free but reservation required 

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The Historic Hamm Building, 3rd Floor 408 Saint Peter Street Saint Paul, MN 55102

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Ways to Find Peace, Paix, Vrede, Paz, and Kiyeengi

The New Testament encourages us to live in peace with our neighbors and with everyone. The Bible has been translated into many languages. Here are four verses in a few of the world's 7000 plus languages.

Romans 12:18 (NIV) If it is possible, as far as it depends on you, live at peace with everyone.

Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV) 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 

https://www.bible.com/bible/936/GAL.5.22

1 Thessalonians 5:13 (NIV) Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace with each other.

Jude 1:2 (NIV) Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.

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Dr. Pierce Moves From Faculty at Princeton to Dean of Howard Divinity

Dr. Pierce Moves From Faculty at Princeton to Dean of Howard Divinity

In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Bill Lamar talks with the Rev. Dr. Yolanda Pierce, the new dean of Howard’s divinity school, about why she’s excited about the challenges of theological education. [Listen now].

Returning: Finding a Way Back

Returning: Finding a Way Back



Return and Reintegration: A Rite and a Right: That the Old Testament instructs us to exile the leper during his ailment can seem harsh and maybe even cruel, but the key to this process is: everyone gets to return. This is a radical idea.  [Read more]

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

Lutherans elect two African-American women bishops

A synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America made history Saturday (May 5) by electing the denomination’s first female African-American bishop.  One day later, a synod 900 miles away elected the second. [Read more at Religion News].

Engaging with "The Other" Talk at Auburn

Engaging with "The Other" Talk at Auburn

Dates & Time: 
May 16, 2018

What are the trials and opportunities of engaging with "The Other"? How does it change you, your narrative and your standing in your own community? These are the questions Wajahat Ali has tackled as a journalist, lawyer and playwright.

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Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Tri-Faith Initiative in Omaha Nebraska

Three Abrahamic congregations in Omaha, Nebraska, have created the Tri-Faith Initiative, building separate houses of worship and a shared community center to promote peace and understanding among communities of different faiths. [Read Article].

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

Are Baby Boomers Returning to Religion?

"Are baby boomers, part of the first generation to lead the contemporary exodus from organized religion, returning to their religious roots? The ninth wave of a multigenerational study that began in 1971 finds a little more than one in five boomers became more religious in the transition from their 50s to their 60s. Older boomers cited several reasons, from seeking solace in life after the death of a spouse to finding other sources of meaning after the loss of a job to a desire to pass on religious beliefs to their grandchildren.

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Reflective Leadership Grants Offer Christian Leaders "Balcony Time"

"Balcony time" is to reflect on accomplishments, broaden perspectives and discern next steps. Clergy or lay leaders...

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