Monthly Archives: April 2012

Effective AND efficient . . .

This post may seem like a diversion – but – it is not – as I will attempt to explain in my next post. The following is from an address delivered by Karl Barth in the Music Hall in Basel … Continue reading

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Effective or efficient . . .

Another book that I would recommend for everyone to read is Transforming Our Days: Spirituality, Community and Liturgy in a Technological Culture by Richard R. Gaillardetz*. Early in his book, Gaillardetz writes of the work of Albert Borgmann who speaks … Continue reading

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Recovering tough love . . .

During my years of attending classes – high school, undergraduate school, graduate school, etc. – I read a lot of books not because I chose them but because they were chosen by a teacher or professor.  Some were read and … Continue reading

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Surrendering to love . . .

Yet another day where Father Richard Rohr says exactly what needs saying this very day: “The great thing about God’s love is that it’s not determined by the object. God does not love us because we are good. God loves … Continue reading

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It is all about God . . .

At the beginning of his Daily Meditation for today Father Richard Rohr writes the following: Most of us were taught that God would love us if and when we change.  In fact, God loves you so that you can change.  … Continue reading

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Karl Barth and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart . . .

As a way of introducing Karl Barth to readers of this blog who may not be familiar with him, I turn in this post to a brief little volume Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Karl Barth*. The back cover of this … Continue reading

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It is all about love . . .

My last post made reference to Karl Barth and his monumental work Church Dogmatics.  The article by Michael Lindvall that was the focus of that last post also reminded me that it has been a good long while since I … Continue reading

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