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Jim Wallis: Bridge to a New America | Live Notes & Reflections

January 31, 2017


Thank you, Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church for hosting. LIVE NOTES Thank you for being among us, and being a prophet in our midst. – Karin Hejmanowski Racism is not a topic that people want to talk about. And yet, here you are. I believe that what we need to do, at the bottom of my heart, […]

Trump’s Road to the White House | Reflections

January 28, 2017


Trump’s Road to the White House. Frontline, PBS, 2017. I realize that commenting on anything political in this season is highly risk, so rather than comment, perhaps a reflection? As I have said many times before, the principle, “seek first to understand,” is the driving force behind my inquiry, search, and study of all things […]

The Divine Magician | Notes & Critical Reflections

January 27, 2017


Peter Rollins. The Divine Magician: The Disappearance of Religion and The Discovery of Faith. Howard Books, 2015. (189 pages) Gladys Ganiel review; Jeremy Jernigan review; The Divine Magician introduction videos on YouTube; The Sanctuary was empty and the Holy of Holies untenanted. — Book VI of The Histories by Tacitus, commenting on the discovery of Gnaeus Pompeius […]

Divided States Of America | Review & Reflections

January 22, 2017


PBS Frontline. Divided States of America. 2017. Synopsis: FRONTLINE investigates the partisanship that gridlocked Washington in the Obama era, and the polarized America that Donald Trump inherits as president. —review— In good Frontline fashion, this two-part documentary is a measured journalistic journey that charts through the history of the development of recent politics that have […]