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Juneteenth

I value that Juneteenth is getting a lot more broader attention these days. It’s a really important day in American history, not so much this particular day (which was when the Emancipation Proclamation became applied in Texas) but as part … Continue reading

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Considering the Cross

The cross is everywhere in our culture.  The legacy of many centuries of Christendom, where it was a marker of faith, then became a marker of culture, ethnicity, power.  A symbol of rejection and punishment becomes the marker of acceptability.  … Continue reading

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Do not let your heart be troubled

This quarter, I’m teaching a couple classes and leading a couple students through independent directed readings.  One student is focused on transformative Christology and the other student on global Methodist/Wesleyan theologies.  I’m teaching a class on Practices of Christian Worship … Continue reading

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Road to the Reformation

October 8, 1515: Rules and regulations in the university sought to guard against gambling, staying up all night, flamboyant dress, drunkenness, and associating with loose women. Students began their university careers between the ages of twelve and fifteen. For many, … Continue reading

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