October 17, 2017

Archives for June 2017

The IM Saturday Brunch: 6/10/17 – Cincinnati Edition

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Photo by Ted at Flickr. Creative Commons License • • • We’re hosting the Brunch from Cincinnati this weekend, where […]

Friday with Michael & Damaris: Pentecost

Pentecost The room is still; the hearth is cold and dark. A rancid smell of ashes fills the air. The candles stand neglected. Windows stare Like blinded eyes unlit by any spark. How dead this place – no life has left its mark Upon the icy floor, the table bare; No breeze, no breath, no […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 5, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? – The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 5, Chapter 6: But Is It All in the Brain? – The Emergence of Social Neuroscience and Chapter 7: But What About the Soul? • • • We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation […]

Jesus Poured Out the Spirit — So What? (3)

Note from CM: This week, on Monday through Wednesday, we are focusing on the meaning of Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit. Last week, we spoke about the Ascension and presented it as the climax and culmination of the gospel of King Jesus. The Ascension was when Jesus was enthroned with God in the heavenly realms, […]

Jesus Poured Out the Spirit — So What? (2)

Note from CM: This week, on Monday through Wednesday, we are focusing on the meaning of Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit. Last week, we spoke about the Ascension and presented it as the climax and culmination of the gospel of King Jesus. The Ascension was when Jesus was enthroned with God in the heavenly realms, […]

Jesus Poured Out the Spirit — So What? (1)

Note from CM: This week, on Monday through Wednesday, I’d like to focus on the meaning of Pentecost and the coming of the Spirit. Last week, we spoke about the Ascension and presented it as the climax and culmination of the gospel of King Jesus. The Ascension was when Jesus was enthroned with God in the […]

Pentecost: Cantata & Pic of the Week

(Click on picture for larger image) • • • Today is the great Christian feast of Pentecost, commemorating King Jesus pouring out the Holy Spirit upon his people. In honor of this great event in salvation history, we present magnificent pieces from two different Bach Pentecost cantatas. The first is the opening Chorus from Cantata BWV 172, “Erschallet, […]

The IM Saturday Brunch, June 3, 2017

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” A new survey by the Pew Research Center of 18 Eastern and Central European countries, including Russia, has revealed a […]

Fridays with Damaris: Infinity

Infinity By Damaris Zehner You tossed the earth Into the oceans of space Where it floated, glowing Green against blackness. From that tiny impact Ripples circled outward, Reaching warm fingers of water Into the emptiness between the planets, Lifting stars as lightly as Drifting blossoms on their waves. Not even at the farthest reaches Of […]

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 4, Chapter 5: Have Benjamin Libet’s Experiments Exploded the Free-Will Myth?

Minds, Brains, Souls, and Gods: A Conversation of Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience – Part 4, Chapter 5: Have Benjamin Libet’s Experiments Exploded the Free-Will Myth? • • • We continue the series on the book, Minds, Brains, Souls and Gods: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience.  Today Part 5, Chapter 5: Have Benjamin Libet’s […]