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What are we saved from (for) ?

By Pierre-Olivier Léchot Translation Louise Thunin There is a critique often addressed to liberal theology. Far from offering to the believer a future after death (salvation), it wallows in a sort of mortal present moment. The answer has often consisted ...

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Midwives Make Miracles

By Abigail Bissac Translation Louise Thunin The theologians (that we are called upon to be) may think theologically about all and any subject concerning human beings. Do we think enough about miracles ? Not those the Bible tells us (they’ve ...

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JOY

By Michel Bouttier Translation Louise Thunin Grant me, Lord , today, new skies and a new Earth. Grant me the marveling of a child who opens his eyes on this world for the first time, The joy of the child ...

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The Grace of an Ecumenical Prayer

By Fadiey Lovsky Translation Louise Thunin Lord, make us reconcilers, True peace-makers, And consoling pacifiers. Uproot church pride from our hearts, By strengthening our fidelity to the Church. Don’t let us resign ourselves to tension and separation . Lord, doesn’t ...

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Cool

By Abigail Bissac Translation Louise Thunin A taste for what is « cool » or « likable» in churches is in fashion. We put sofas in different parts of churches, so that they look less like churches and more like ...

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The Foolish Man

Ecclesiastes says, « Go and eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a happy heart (…) Enjoy your life, the woman you love. » The foolish rich man seems to have forgotten this invitation when he puts ...

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What We Think and Believe

The « Remonstrants », a Dutch Protestant sect founded in the seventeenth century, today want a Church in which a diversity of opinions will be allowed. They have nothing against the credo as such. They consider such texts as useful ...

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