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Seriously. A New (and Singable) Advent Hymn

By Jennifer Schwarz | December 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

More and more, practitioners of Progressive Christianity are speaking out about the beloved but threadbare hymns in current denominational hymnals. Most are intolerable. The rest are downright counter-productive to the foundations of 21st century faith. As George Stuart has noted, these traditional hymns use lyrics and words that “express ideas which singers no longer enthusiastically or…

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An Apocalyptic Advent to You and Yours

By Jennifer Schwarz | November 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Apocalyptic Awakening” By Bruce Sanguin (from If Darwin Prayed) O Holy One, we are a sleepy lot, slow to stir to the calling of the cosmos, deaf to the cries of the Earth and the forgotten ones, human and other-than-human. We distract ourselves with trivialities that have become idols; while the sun and the moon…

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New “Jesus Fatwah” Trailer

By Jennifer Schwarz | October 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Fatwah n. a spiritually instructive opinion, usually given as the answer to a question about religious law. When asked to name the greatest commandment, Jesus issued a fatwah: “Love God with every fiber of your being and love your neighbor as you love yourself.” Living the Questions is proud to introduce our newest DVD series, “The…

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Introducing “The Jesus Fatwah: Love your Muslim Neighbor as Yourself”

By Jennifer Schwarz | September 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Help stem the rising tide of Islamophobia with the newest DVD curriculum from Living the Questions! In Arabic, the word “fatwah” simply means “opinion” and, in a religious context, a fatwah is a spiritually instructive opinion, usually given as the answer to a question about religious law. Jesus was a master of the art of…

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FLASH GIVEAWAY: Win ALL FIVE of LtQ’s Most Popular Programs!

By Jennifer Schwarz | August 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

FLASH GIVEAWAY!  Go to Living the Questions’ Facebook page for your chance  to win home editions of ALL FIVE of LtQs most popular programs.That’s a bundle of LtQ worth over $250! Find the graphic (pictured above) on our timeline and simply press “Like” and “Share” to your own timeline. This promo begins on Friday, August…

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Refusing to Reflect Anger Back into the World

By Jennifer Schwarz | August 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

  What do Bob Marley and Hugh Sherlock have to do with one another? The Rev. Hugh Sherlock was a Jamaican, a Methodist minister, the first President of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas — and, of all things, author of Jamaica’s National Anthem. He also ran a boys’ club in the…

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You Can Get the Bible to Say Whatever You Want

By Jennifer Schwarz | August 9, 2014 | 2 Comments

For people determined to get Divine approval for their beliefs and actions, it’s not hard to get the Bible to say whatever you want it to say. You can find justification for just about anything you’d like to do and rationale for hating just about anyone you want to hate. And it’s just those kinds…

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Bishop Spong on the First Easter

By Jennifer Schwarz | April 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

“There is no question in my mind that had there not been some transforming experience that happened to the disciples after the death of Jesus that convinced them that he had conquered the boundary of human death there would be no Christianity.  But what people don’t understand is that the idea that that experience meant…

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“A Harvest of Quirkiness”

By Jennifer Schwarz | April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Back by popular demand! A repost of “A Harvest of Quirkiness” by Bruce Sanguin Gracious God, how can creation sing your praises, except with the red wings of blackbirds flashing across blue sky, and the croak and splash of frogs playing hide-and-seek in the ponds? How can the firmament proclaim your handiwork, except in…

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50% off on Borg & Crossan LtQ Curriculum

By Jennifer Schwarz | February 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan in exploring the worlds of Jesus and Paul in two thought-provoking and informative studies from Living the Questions!  50% OFF THE CURRICULUM EDITION OF BOTH  FIRST LIGHT & ECLIPSING EMPIRE NOW THROUGH MARCH 9th  Filmed in High-Definition on location throughout the Galilee and Jerusalem, First Light is a…

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