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Christians learning from Buddhism

Could Christianity’s future lie in Buddhism’s past? This is a possibility that’s been haunting me lately, but in a good way, I think.

I like to think of Buddhism as my “secondary religion” I really liked this article here on how the Buddha can help us do better as Christ followers….http://goo.gl/U6Mnt6


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Galatians and Social Formation

I’m no biblical scholar, but I’d like to think aloud a bit about Galatians after having read/discussed this letter for the past week in my New Testament class. 415 more words

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Confronting Lilith: An Angel or Demon?

She is described as too feral and independent a woman to be named and tamed by human discourse or dominated and domesticated through the domain of human reason, and so she dwells in the margins of our understanding, arising only as a sinister fairy tale, told in the dead of night, by Jewish parents who wish to frighten their wayward children.

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A whole weekend of Indological fun!

The past week has seen a huge flurry of Asian Religions events here at New College, centering around the Spalding Symposium on Indian Religions, which was held over the weekend. 510 more words

PhD position: Geschichte der Theosophie in der Entstehung der Religionswissenschaft, Universität Freiburg (Switzerland)

A PhD position is advertised by the chair of history of religions inter-religious dialogue at the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). It is 80% on Theosophy and part of a SNF project. 9 more words