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I&C On the Road: Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee: home to the Southern Baptist Publishing House, the United Methodist Upper Room devotional guides, and many enormous churches. And what religious landmark do tourists want to visit? The Parthenon. Several years ago, by the way, the children and I read an historical novel on . . . . Continue Reading »

Those Pesky Existential Questions . . .

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You’ve tried scrubbing. Soaking.And still you’re doubt-haunted. Wondering continually who you, like, are spiritually, you know? Wondering whether you really need to make that casserole for the Fellowship Supper on Wednesday. Do I include the water chestnuts called for in the recipe, or . . . . Continue Reading »

Back-To-School Tip #1

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How to Get an A+ on a Religion QuizNow, I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, “I can’t possibly do all these things! Which is more important: bringing home the textbook, or buying the peppermint-scented tissues?” And, “On a mulitple-choice test, the answer . . . . Continue Reading »