Monthly Archives: April 2013

Preaching Justice in an Age of Globalization

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Niebuhr’s genealogy of power — the business man as priest

Originally posted on delphic niceness:
“The two most obvious types of power are the military and the economic, though in primitive society the power of the priest, partly because he dispenses supernatural benefits and partly because he dispenses supernatural beliefs…

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Fall 2010: The Theology and Ethics of Reinhold Niebuhr and Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Fall I took a class with Dr. W. Stacy Johnson titled “The Theology and Ethics of Reinhold Niebuhr and Martin Luther King, Jr.”  The summary of the course as per the syllabus was: This course offers a critical analysis…

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Feast of Reinhold Niebuhr (June 2)

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Serenity: The other Half of the Story

Originally posted on Closed Doors Open Windows:
I take it by now that everyone is pretty familiar with the Serenity Prayer, right? You know: This prayer is attributed to a theologian, Reinhold Niebuhr, and often is associated with many 12-step programs.…

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Re-reading Reinhold Niebuhr: For a Friend in Maine

Originally posted on The New Oxonian:
Jesus did not ask to see proof of insurance coverage before he healed the blind man. Reinhold Niebuhr A friend of mine in Maine writes to say, “It is almost Thanksgiving. Why don’t you…

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Fomenting Repentance

Originally posted on Theology in the Public Square:
Image courtesy of takomabibelot at http://www.flickr.com/people/38782010@N00 via Wikimedia Commons Christianity has manifold resources for individuals who feel mired in sin who seek to repent and live a new life. But what about…

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Theology and Ethics of RN and MLK: Final Project

For my class “The Theology and Ethics of Reinhold Niebuhr and Martin Luther King, Jr.” I chose to write a sermon with rationale.  The sermon was written with the intention of preaching it on the Sunday just before Martin Luther…

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Be VERY Careful – The Universal Law Of Attraction REALLY WORKS!

Originally posted on Cartoon Motivators:
A person is what he or she thinks about all day long. – Ralph Waldo Emerson You want to become aware of your thoughts, you want to choose your thoughts carefully and you want to…

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The Three Mental Barriers to Time Power

Originally posted on Grow Young:
If everyone agrees that excellent time management is a desirable skill, why is it that so few people can be described as “well organized, effective, and efficient?” Over the years, I have found that many…

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