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Save 50% on “Painting the Stars” Curriculum Edition

By Jennifer Schwarz | June 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Save 50% Now through Monday, June 18th Order Online at livingthequestions.com TO RECEIVE THIS SPECIAL OFFER, ENTER COUPON CODE: pts5ce Celebrating the communion of science and faith, Painting the Stars explores the promise of evolutionary spirituality. Featuring over a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers, the seven-session program includes a printable participant reader (written by evolutionary theologian Bruce…

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An Apocalyptic Advent to You and Yours

By Jennifer Schwarz | November 29, 2014 | 2 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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“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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A Prayer for a Quirky New Year: Happy 2014!

By Jennifer Schwarz | January 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

A Harvest of Quirkiness (CLICK HERE for HD version on VIMEO) 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 the wagging tail of…

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Jesus Didn’t Give a Rip about Heaven

By Jennifer Schwarz | December 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

There’s no small amount of confusion around the notion of heaven and the Kingdom of God. Much of it probably derives from the Gospel of Matthew. Matthew writes to a Jewish audience for whom the word “God” is unutterable, so he changes “Kingdom of God” to “Kingdom of Heaven.” In the Gospels according to Mark…

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Painting the Stars: Science, Religion, & an Evolving Faith

By Jennifer Schwarz | December 6, 2013 | 2 Comments

The first reviews are in and Living the Questions’ new Painting the Stars series is receiving kudos as the new catalyst for dynamic and liberating conversations  about the communion of science and faith — all around the world. Featuring over a dozen leading theologians and progressive thinkers, the seven-session program explores the promise of evolutionary Christian spirituality…

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Chlorophyl as Religious Experience

By Jennifer Schwarz | August 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

“I remember as a child first learning about photosynthesis. That was truly one of the biggest ‘Aha’ moments I have ever experienced. To realize that plants have these amazing chlorophyl molecules that are somehow able to transform the energy of sunlight into food…to realize that all the oxygen we breathe on our planet is created…

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Undiscovered Fire…

By Jennifer Schwarz | May 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

“Some day, after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides and gravity, we shall harness for God the energies of love; and then for the second time in the history of the world, humanity will have discovered fire.” — Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Painting the Stars is Living the Questions’ new series celebrating…

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Evolution as a Sacred Story

By Jennifer Schwarz | January 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

Bruce Sanguin understands evolution as a divine strategy for making a world that can make itself, and that God is in the business of alluring all of creation into the deep enjoyment of realizing the highest possible expression of goodness, truth, and beauty.   “Everything and everybody is involved in a sacred, evolutionary process, including…

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A Meditation for the New Year from LtQ – 2013

By Jennifer Schwarz | January 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The words of Rumi are visualized as a meditation for the New Year. May 2013 be a time when you hear the music others don’t… EVOLVE The Mystic dances in the sun Hearing music others don’t  Forget any sounds or touch you knew that did not help you dance.  You will come to see that all…

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