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  • The Disappearance of God: A Divine Mystery

    March 22, 2017 // 2 Comments

    Bob Bates — One of the most provocative books I’ve read that deals with religion is Richard Elliot Friedman’s The Disappearance of God: A Divine Mystery (1995). Subsequent editions of the book are entitled The Hidden Face of God. Friedman is a professor of Hebrew and comparative literature, holding multiple degrees, and is currently Professor of Jewish Studies at the University of Georgia. In this book, his vast and specific knowledge of the Hebrew Bible, or Old Testament (OT), is [...]

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  • Climate Change and Nonviolent Resistance

    February 27, 2017 // 4 Comments

    Ron Berger — Last November Bill McKibben, a leading environmental activist, delivered the inaugural Jonathan Schell Lecture at the New School in New York City. The [...]

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