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July 08, 2015

The lesson in Samuel continues the celebration surrounding David’s assumption of the kingship of Israel. The celebration takes on a particularly ecstatic form as David and others dance with all their might. Several times it is mentioned that they do this in the presence of the ark. There are sacrifices and a sumptuous common meal.

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July 01, 2015
2 Samuel 5:15
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March 20, 2015

 

In lieu of the Process and Faith Summer Institute, we are offering courses in conjunction with the Seizing an Alternative: Toward an Ecological Civilization conference, June 4-7, 2015. The Seizing an Alternative conference is the result of several events held in conjunction: 10th International Whitehead Conference, 9th International Forum on Ecological Civilization, Inaugural Pando Populus Conference, Pilgrim Place Centennial Celebration, and Process & Faith Summer Institute.

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March 13, 2015

The most basic issue now being decided is whether the corporate takeover of political power in the United States and also much of the rest of the world will be completed or will begin to erode. The full takeover hinges on the passage of two so-called “trade” agreements. One, the Transpacific Partnership, is currently seeking “fast-track” treatment in Washington. The other is a similar agreement being negotiated with European countries.

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February 01, 2015

My short answer is an emphatic NO! For my part, I will say “Je ne suis pas Charlie.” Does that mean I sympathize with the murderers? No, it certainly does not, whoever they may have been. But why would one ask? There are victims of crimes with whom one can strongly identify. I could strongly identify with the murdered Dr. King. Some seem to think that Charlie suffered an attack because it was a model of heroism supporting the weak against their oppressors and exposing pretense and evil wherever they occurred.

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