Daily Archives: April 10, 2012

Liturgical Awareness Near Death

One of the things I distinctly remember about ministering in nursing homes in college and now as a pastor is that the elderly –though most mental faculties are gone–are still liturgically aware. “The Lord be with you” is promptly greeted … Continue reading

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Pipe Smoking as Decent

Back before fundamentalism caused much of American Christianity to go off the moral deep end and get caught in up in a fevered attempt to demonize a whole series of behaviors that are morally neutral, pipe smoking was seen as … Continue reading

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