May 30, 2017

Bible Week: Quotes about the Bible – Peter Enns

Quotes about the Bible #1 -- Peter Enns The Bible is an ancient book and we shouldn’t be surprised to see it act like one. So seeing God portrayed as a violent, tribal warrior is not how God is but how he was understood to be … [Continue reading...]

Easter II: Pic & Cantata of the Week

(Click on picture for larger image) ❀ One of two cantatas for the second Sunday in Easter is "Halt im Gedächtnis Jesum Christ" -- "Keep in mind Jesus Christ." It is the earliest of two that Bach wrote for this Sunday, both of … [Continue reading...]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch: 4/22/17 – Open Table 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.”  The Internet Monk … [Continue reading...]

Join Us Saturday in Greenwood, Indiana!

ATTENTION! If any of you fellow iMonks are going to be in or around Indianapolis on Saturday, here's a chance to spend a few moments with Chaplain Mike and Damaris Zehner. We will be greeting folks and signing copies of our … [Continue reading...]

Adam and the Genome 10: Chapter 6- Adam and Eve of Genesis in Their Context: Twelve Theses

Adam and the Genome 10: Chapter 6- Adam and Eve of Genesis in Their Context: Twelve Theses We continue our review of the book, Adam and the Genome: Reading Scripture after Genetic Science, by Dennis Venema and Scot McKnight. … [Continue reading...]

The Pathetic Pastoral Counsel of the Neo-Reformed

The Pathetic Pastoral Counsel of the Neo-Reformed Do unborn babies and young children go to heaven? Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of heaven.” –Matthew … [Continue reading...]

A Scientist Talks about Human Destiny Beyond Death

A Scientist Talks about Human Destiny Beyond Death John Polkinghorne, respected scientist and ordained Anglican priest, is a man, his bio says, "who is not afraid to ask difficult questions about God's action in His creation. … [Continue reading...]

Recommended Listening: Walter Brueggemann with Pete Enns

Pete Enns has a marvelous interview with Walter Brueggemann on his Bible for Normal People podcast. So good I knew right away I wanted to share it with you. It clearly reveals what I have come to love most about Brueggemann: … [Continue reading...]

Resurrection Sunday 2017

Resurrection Sunday 2017 This holy and blessed day is the first day of the week, the king and master of all days, the feast of feasts and the season of seasons. On this day we bless Christ forever and ever. O faithful, … [Continue reading...]

Holy Saturday 2017

Holy Saturday 2017 Something strange is happening -- there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. • From an ancient homily, Roman rite • … [Continue reading...]