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Voices on Scripture

“What does it mean to give proper attention to the ancient Near Eastern nature of the Hebrew Scriptures? Minimally it means reading other ancient Near Eastern texts. The Scriptures are exceedingly ‘respiratory’: they breathe in the culture of their times, and breathe it back out in a different form. To the reader who learns to breathe the same air—the one who becomes familiar with the context—it is increasingly hard to believe that he or she once read the Bible without.

$30 million to Help Hurricane Victims

$30 million to Help Hurricane Victims

The $30 million grant from the Indianapolis-based philanthropic foundation, Lilly Foundation will support the American Red Cross ($10 million), Salvation Army ($10 million), United Way Worldwide ($5 million) and United Way of Greater Houston ($5 million) as they help residents across Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Georgia and U.S.

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Gathering to Resolve Hate, An ON Scripture Feature

by The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV (Matthew 18:15-20)  Gathering to Resolve Hate, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by The Rev. Robert W. Lee IV with a focus on Matthew 18:15-20 (Sept 11, 2017) On Scripture VideoWhen I picture what God looks like, I picture Bertha Hamilton. Mother Bertha as she is known at her church is on staff at the hospital where my mom works. 

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Composing A Life

Life as an improvisational art, at every age. This idea animates the wise linguist and anthropologist Mary Catherine Bateson, whose book Composing a Life has touched many. Since her childhood... read more >

Daryl Davis, A Black Man Has Collected More Than 200 Klansmen Robes

Daryl Davis, A Black Man Has Collected More Than 200 Klansmen Robes

Daryl Davis is a blues musician, but he also has what some might call an interesting hobby. For the past 30 years, Davis, a black man, has spent time befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan. He says once the friendship blossoms, the Klansmen realize that their hate may be misguided. Since Davis started talking with these members, he says 200 Klansmen have given up their robes.

New Search Engine at On Being with Krista Tippett

New Search Engine at On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being archives can be overwhelming for new and old listeners alike. On Being with Krista Tippett aims to change that! So, they have built a new discovery tool, and need some of their most loyal listeners to help give it a test run. 
 
Using a “relationship algorithm” and human curation, On Being has tailored an experience that goes beyond topics. You can now explore new conversation threads and save crafted playlists tailored to your curiosities.
 

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The Law’s Fracture Lines, An On Scripture Feature

by Christopher T. Holmes (Romans 7:15-25a) The Law’s Fracture Lines, An ON Scripture Feature. A reflection by Christopher T. Holmes with a focus on Romans 7:15-25a (Jul 09, 2017) On Scripture Video.

 

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Sermons for President's Day from Indiana University

War of 1812 in the collections of the Lilly Library at Indiana University:   Before the War, The War - 1812...

Lilly to Fund Storytelling Project

IHS will award a grant of $26,644 to Storytelling Arts, which is celebrating 30 years of infusing the art and use of...

Lilly Foundation Helps Fund Carnegie Center Renovations

The former Carnegie Library at 301 North Van Rensselaer Street in Rensselaer had a cornerstone dedication on July 13,...

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