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Making Sense of the Resurrection of Jesus Today

Growing up during the Cold War Era in a family proud of its Eastern European heritage and belonging to an ethnic Eastern European church, there was a story I heard periodically around Easter time.  The story made its way into … Continue reading

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A Progressive Christian Minister Reconsiders Atonement

Sometimes I attend services in an Episcopal Church. Before people share the bread and wine known as communion, the priest makes a dramatic gesture.  Holding the circular bread-wafer so that all can see, the priest exclaims: “Christ our Passover is … Continue reading

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Lessons from My Family about Immigration

I am in awe that all four of my grandparents were part of a great exodus to the United States. From 1890 to 1914, 70% of the immigrants to the United States were from Eastern and Southern Europe. It was … Continue reading

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