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Ishtar and Tammuz

Austen Petersen | Posted 11.24.2015 | Religion
Austen Petersen

Yesterday, I told the story of Ishtar and Tammuz as our Wisdom Story. You've probably heard of the Ishtar Gate, currently in the Pergamon Museum in B...

The Prophetic Joan Baez

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 08.12.2013 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Just as in those fresh days from decades ago, Baez continues to sing out injustice, the challenge and responsibility to be decent in a world bent on bending goodness into greed and simple pleasure into perversity. It brought to mind the prophet Ezekiel.

How A Dream Taught Me To Pray In Circles

Lisa Hickman | Posted 07.23.2012 | Religion
Lisa Hickman

Ezekiel spoke the difficult truth to a community in exile: perpetual sin left them spinning their wheels, going nowhere. His vision of a wheel within a wheel provided a new mechanism not only for prayer, but also for hope itself.

Help Build A Mosque

Rev. Chuck Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Chuck Freeman

"Our bones are dried up and our hope is gone; we are cut off." (Ezekiel 37:11) My God, I relate to this! I am weary to the bones of making statement...

The Bible As Porn?

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Recently, atheist students at a Texas university offered porn in exchange for Bibles arguing, "same diff." Inflammatory, to be sure, but are they right?

The Real Culture Wars: The Power of Now and the Prophet

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ashley Rindsberg

We're still fighting the war in Afghanistan, and in Iraq. We're paying money we don't have for the local authorities to destroy a Judeo-Christian holy site. So, what would Eckhart Tolle advise us to do?