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Introducing Christian Animism

by Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck So what exactly is “Christian animism”? It’s a valid question, as these two words are rarely held together, and more often placed in stark opposition to each other. It may be helpful to begin with a working definition of the term “animism”. The Shorter Oxford claims that animism is “the

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Articles

Introducing Christian Animism

by Rev. Shawn Sanford Beck So what exactly is “Christian animism”? It’s a valid question, as these two words are rarely held together, and more often placed in stark opposition to each other. It may be helpful to begin with a working definition of the term “animism”. The Shorter Oxford claims that animism is “the

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Why faithful Christians do not believe

Robert M Ellis Despite a Christian family background, I have never managed to be a Christian in the way defined by most churches. I am not a ‘believer’, and could recite no creed without a sense of hypocrisy and conflict. But after many years of engagement with other traditions – Buddhist, philosophical and psychological –

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Pathway to the Stable

by Ivor Thomas Rees These eighteen years of retirement have proved a time of blessing as well as of enjoyment. The only times in a year when I really miss being minister of a church are during Holy Week/Easter and at Christmas. Sunday, 6 October 2013 marked the retirement of the Revd. Kim Fabricius from

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Changing Things by Rex Ambler

If there’s one thing we can be sure of in the Quaker way, it is that Quakers are concerned to change the world. Action When Friends are challenged by a situation that concerns them and they have checked out their motivation for getting involved, when they have sought to understand what is really happening there

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Christian Devotionals 2: God Calling

Christian devotional literature, also known as devotionals, is religious writing that is neither doctrinal nor theological, but designed for individuals to read for their personal edification and spiritual formation. God Calling has been a publishing phenomenon for decades. Consistently one of our top sellers, at least 6 million worldwide. Those who have suffered pain and worry know how hard it

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Events & Announcements

Clouds of Heaven, Beings of Light, by Sharon Kay Casey

In the Light, Being the Light Some of the conversions I have had concerning Heaven, ranges from, “So what does it feel like to be enlightened?”  Then there’s, “I want to have an experience like that but I’m just not there yet.”  There are the disbelievers that question.  Those who say they do not think

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Coming Soon to Circle Books

Publishing October2015 Clouds of  Heaven Beings of Light How does one describe the indescribable?  With trust, the words will come to paint a faint image of that which lives and dwells in us all.  This is a true story of a blessed life that through a series of events went to a dark place of

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Book News

Christian Devotionals 1 – Father John Woolley

Christian devotional literature, also known as devotionals, is religious writing that is neither doctrinal nor theological, but designed for individuals to read for their personal edification and spiritual formation. John Hunt Publishing has been reprinting copies of several devotionals for 20+ years. These are from the pen of Father John Woolley.   I Am With You (hardback) John Woolley First

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New for September – Listening to God

Listening to God – Fuel for Ministry? An examination of the influence of Prayer and Meditation, including the use of Lectio Divina, in Christian Ministry. Author  John Draper trained as a church musician and was ordained in the Church of England in 1990, after training at Queen’s College, Birmingham. He has served in large urban

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