Peace Hocus-Pocus?

A friend asked me to report on something called the American Peace Intention Experiment (APIE). I’m not sure I have the strength! Google-search that term and you’ll find that, apparently,…

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Thin Place? Thin Ice.

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In recent years, some Christian writing speaks of a “thin place”: “The constant repetition of [Jesus’] name clears my head. . . . I am able to create what the…

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Be Still/Still, Small Voice

These days, when a writer focuses on Psalm 46:10 and 1 Kings 19:12, heads up: a number of such writers are promoting mantra meditation (“contemplation”). Note that Psalm 46:10 does…

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Understanding Mysticism

Some people confuse mysticism with mysterious. They’re not the same. Many things are mysterious. But mysticism is an “ism”—based on the idea that we can’t connect with God via our…

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