Who Stole My Bible? Reclaiming Scripture as a Handbook for Resisting Tyranny

Publisher: Faith in Public Life (2020);  Paperback, 178 pages; ISBN: 9781735739205. As discerning leaders will see immediately, the subtitle of Jennifer Butler’s new book, could be categorized as a Liberation Theology book. For her, as for theologians who champion the rights of the excluded of all stripes, the Bible is a book of liberation. She is …

Interview with Ryan Daniel Dobson, Director of HOSEA

Conducted on September 25, 2020 After exchanging greetings, I began our conversation by my giving a background on Visual Parables and explaining my approach to film and VP’s interfaith readership. As with my other transcriptions, there are short gaps, marked by a series of periods, where my poor hearing prevented me from understanding a word, …

Timeless Quaker Wisdom in Plainsong

by Paulette Meier Paulette Meier’s CD will be treasured by those seeking wisdom set to hauntingly beautiful music. Long-time teacher/peace activist, this singer/songwriter has assembled 21 songs designed to help one find peace and harmony within and without. In her six-minute YouTube statement she divides her songs into four major topics, Centering; Experience; Communion; and Outward …

AMAZON PRIME VIDEO TO STREAM “ALL IN: THE FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY” FOR FREE

I just received word that the film reviewed elsewhere on this site ALL IN: The Fight for Democracy will be available for free in two days–Sept. 22.  Below is part of the announcement sent to me. There’s not much time, so spread the word right away. Tonight I’ll work on the discussion questions that will …