Tag Archives: Ruth Haley Barton

What is a “Contemplative” Bible Study?

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Our culture is, perhaps, the most distracted and disengaged culture in human history. New York Times Journalist, Tony Schwartz, recently noticed how distracted he’s become when trying to read a book – something an award-winning Journalist and author ought to … Continue reading

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The Long Journey Home: 2016’s Desires, Part 2!

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“But the things that began to happen after that were so great and beautiful that I cannot write them.” The above quote is the way C.S. Lewis begins the closing pages of his final book in the Chronicles of Narnia … Continue reading

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Thirty Is The New Eighteen

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Failure To Launch, featuring a trim and fit Matthew McConaughey and slim and curvy Sarah Jessica Parker, made Emerging Adulthood look cool: sexy.  Emerging or postponed adulthood is the term used to describe an entire generation of humanity caught somewhere between … Continue reading

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