Hauerwas: Facing Our Fears With Faith and Hope

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Stanley_Hauerwas_Hannahs_Child.jpgTODAY’S TOP ARTICLE: Our series with “America’s Best Theologian” …
Part 1: Meeting “Hannah’s Child.” Part 2: Faith that shapes the body.
Part 3: For the faithful, there is no “Florida.Part 4: Facing evil in hope.

Why Is Release Of “Messenger” So Timely?

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Messenger_DVD_scene_Woody_Harrelson.jpgGREAT TO SPARK DISCUSSION: Two Oscar nominations (for writing and acting) indicate “The Messenger” is fresh and powerful. But there’s more. The release on DVD and Blu-ray coincides with news—and an upcoming “Global Spirit” broadcast, too.

Enjoy the Spiritual Wanderer? Go With This Flow

Take a Trip ‘Round the World … to True Friendship

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Indian_railway_from_Mumbai.jpgFriendshipAndFaith: Our weekly series of stories about cross-cultural friendship takes us to India! You’ll love this story by Shahina Begg, describing how—as a young woman—she dared to circle the world to make new friends within her own family.

Why do so many more people believe in Heaven?

Through “Jesus Wars” to Rediscovering Christianity

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Jesus_Wars_Philip_Jenkins.jpgGREAT FOR SMALL GROUPS: We’ve got news about two books guaranteed to spark spirited discussion. Part 1: Excerpt of Philip Gulley’s “If the Church Were Christian.” Part 2: Excerpt of Philip Jenkins’ “Jesus Wars.” Part 3: Gulley interview. Part 4: Jenkins interview.

Hauerwas 3: For the faithful there is no “Florida”

https://readthespirit.com/home/wp-content/uploads/sites/15/2013/03/wpid-dc_thumb_Florida_postcard.jpgFAITH AND AGING: What is “America’s Best Theologian” trying to say!?! Does he hate the Sunshine State? In Part 3 of our interviews with Stanley Hauerwas, he talks about the importance of keeping our wises friends within our communities.