John Wesley’s Teachings

Aug 21, 2014 by

Dr. Thomas C. Oden has written a 4 volume set that explores the teachings of John Wesley.   He  believes  the most pertinent step toward the deep renewal of The United Methodist Church is to return...

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Dialogues: Amongst People Call...

Aug 21, 2014 by

The United Methodist Church is arguably at a crisis point.  There is talk of separation from all sides and great uncertainty about how General Conference 2016 will address the growing division...

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FORGETTING HOW TO BLUSH

Mar 7, 2014 by

(Excerpts from a book review by James V. Heidinger II published earlier in Good News magazine.) More than a decade ago, Peter Kreeft, professor of Philosophy at Boston College, wrote that “The...

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SILENCED

Mar 6, 2014 by

by Paul Marshall and Nina Shea Oxford University Press, 2011 (A book review by Thomas F. Farr) Seventy percent of the world’s population lives in nations where freedom of religion is subject to...

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A FAITH THAT NO ONE WOULD DIE ...

Mar 6, 2014 by

(This is the conclusion of a WALL STREET JOURNAL book review by Barton Swain of a new book entitled JESUS by Jay Parini.) “But the real trouble with Mr. Parini’s stance isn’t so much its incoherence...

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