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Resurrection dance at Chartres

Last summer while I was visiting the labyrinth at Chartres in France the cathedral announced newly discovered liturgical information. The announcement, provided on an eight-foot-tall banner, stated that several authenticated texts provided the new information, though it did not provide any citations or source material. (If you have walked a canvass labyrinth, finger walked a pottery labyrinth, or seen pictures of one, there’s a 50 percent chance it’s been a rendering of the Chartres labyrinth.)

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Lean into disrupting binary choices

In November of 2017, messengers to the annual meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention cast their votes to ‘monitor’ congregations within their state-body that were also affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Kentucky Baptists were and are concerned that the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Illumination Project, which is reportedly being released this week, might recommend removing the Fellowship’s nearly eighteen-year-old hiring ban on LGBT individuals.

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There is no line

There has been a lot of attention recently on immigration reform. You have probably heard people say they don’t oppose immigration, but “people need to get in line and wait their turn.” The problem with that sentiment is that most of the time, there is no line. 

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