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“Lengthening”, Lent in the Holy Land, pt 1

The word “Lent” comes from a root word meaning “lengthening,” like the lengthening hours of sunlight which will bring the long, warm days of summer. Normally during Lent we think of giving something up for 40 days as we approach Easter, so as to prepare spiritually before we celebrate Christ’s Resurrection. This year, perhaps moreContinue Reading

The Contemporary Relevance of Augustine’s View of Creation

I thought this was a great article. The Contemporary Relevance of Augustine’s View of Creation Davis A. Young Dept. of Geology, Geography & Environmental Studies Calvin College Grand Rapids, Ml 49506 From:  Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 40.1:42-45 (3/1988)  A common impression exists among lay Christians and many non-Christians that the church interpreted GenesisContinue Reading