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15 August 2013: On Building a Christianity without Security or Creeds
12 August 2013: On Parting – Never to Meet Again – An Experience of Timelessness
1 August 2013: The Chalice Abbey: A Unique Ministry in Amarillo, Texas
25 July 2013: On Teaching at Drew University’s Theological School
4 July 2013: JUNE 26, 2013, A GREAT DAY FOR AMERICA
27 June 2013: My Mentors, Part 5 – Richard Henry Baker
20 June 2013: The Birth of Jesus, Conclusions: Part XVI
13 June 2013: The Birth of Jesus, Part XV. The Journey to Bethlehem
30 May 2013: Part I: The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic
25 April 2013: Making Sense of Violence and Terror in Boston
28 March 2013: Did the Crucifixion Take Place at the Time of Passover?
21 March 2013: A Pope is Chosen – Hopes Rise for Change
14 March 2013: A New Plan for Good Friday
28 February 2013: The Pope Resigns: A New Opportunity for the Christian World is Born
21 February 2013: The Birth of Jesus, Part X: Matthew Sources and the Hebrew Scriptures
14 February 2013: The Birth of Jesus, Part IX. Was There Scandal at the Manger?
31 January 2013: Malcolm Warnock 1905-2012
24 January 2013: Inauguration Day 2013
10 January 2013: The Birth of Jesus, Part VII. The Role of Ruth: The Seductress
27 December 2012: Learning about Europe’s Economy and Christianity’s Place in it
20 December 2012: On Speaking at the Athenaeum in Madrid
6 December 2012: The Birth of Jesus, Part IV. The Two Versions of the Birth Story
5 December 2012: The Birth of Jesus, Part IV. The Two Versions of the Birth Story
29 November 2012: The Birth of Jesus, Part III. The Testimony of Mark, the Earliest Gospel
22 November 2012: The Boil Has Been Lanced. A New Consciousness Has Arrived
15 November 2012: The Birth of Jesus, Part II: Paul and the Virgin Birth
8 November 2012: The Birth of Jesus, Part I: Introduction
11 October 2012: The Presidential Campaign and the Book of Judges
27 September 2012: An Open Letter to Ross Douthat, New York Times Columnist
13 September 2012: The Race is On: The Theological and Human Issues in the 2012 Election
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