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On Reading the Bible a Third Time

A while back, I wrote a piece on experiencing God and noted that I had not found God in the Bible. My daughter Becky challenged me on this observation and, upon reflection, she was right. I have met God in the … Continue reading

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On Finding God through Baseball

I have been reading an interesting book titled Baseball as a Road to God by John Sexton. Dr. Sexton (who also happens to be president of NYU) has been teaching a popular seminar of the same name for some years. In … Continue reading

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Further Thoughts On Experiencing God

An articulate, deeply spiritual  young man asked me the other day where and when I experience God. For him, his clearest experience of God occurs when he writes poetry. I’ve written here at various times of different experiences I’ve had … Continue reading

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On Spiritual Mentors: Abraham Joshua Heschel

Recently my wife and I were watching the very excellent CNN series on the 60s. One segment focused on the issue of race and paid attention to the great work of Martin Luther King. I became excited as Dr. King’s … Continue reading

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On Reading the Bible

As I mentioned in my last posting, this past year I’ve been reading the Bible. The book I used divided the Bible into daily readings including a piece from the Old Testament, one from the New Testament, a reading from Psalms, … Continue reading

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