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American Christians and The Refugee Crisis

Article posted: 30 Jan 2017

An artcile by a colleague in the Episcopal Church of the United States. Very much worth the read as we repsond to the world wide refugee crisis in this "Brave new Trump World".

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Orwell’s “1984” And Trump’s America

Article posted: 30 Jan 2017

An article posted on "The New Yorker" that is well with the read. We cannot as Christains be blind to this.

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Farewell to the Rapture

Article posted: 27 Jan 2015

The  American  obsession  with  the  second  coming of Jesus-  especially  with  distorted interpretations of it- continues unabated.  Seen from my side of the Atlantic, the phenomenal success of the Left Behind books appears puzzling, even bizarre[1]. Few in the U.K. hold the belief on which the popular series of novels is based: that there will be a literal "rapture" in which believers will be snatched up to heaven, leaving empty cars crashing on freeways and kids coming home from school only to find that their parents have been taken to be with Jesus while they have been "left behind." This pseudo-theological version of Home Alone has reportedly frightened many children into some kind of (distorted) faith.

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