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Spirituality

Searching for Prayer

I wonder how many people are searching for prayer?  Right now is someone typing the words 'how to pray' into Google? What response are they finding? Recently I read an article in Relevant on The Theology of Google Autocomplete. It is an interesting article about what questions of faith people…
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Spirituality

The Immediacy Problem

In my mind one of the problems which plagues modern western or North Atlantic societies is the that of immediacy. With all of our technological advancements we have come to expect things quickly. We get information quickly, we send letters quickly. When things do not happen quickly, we get frustrated.…
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Those Things I Do

The other day I was thinking about the movies and some of my favourite works of fiction. I realized that at their very center they all had something in common. Most of them depicted a struggle between good and evil. Take one of my favourite movie franchises, Star Wars. We…
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