Gordon C. Stewart,Eric Ringham,Wayne G. Boulton's Be Still!: Departure from Collective Madness PDF

By Gordon C. Stewart,Eric Ringham,Wayne G. Boulton

ISBN-10: 1532600658

ISBN-13: 9781532600654

ISBN-10: 1532600674

ISBN-13: 9781532600678

Be nonetheless! Departure from Collective Madness echoes the decision of the Navajo sage and the psalmist who invited their hearers to stop--"If we preserve going this manner, we'll get the place we are going"--and be still--"Be nonetheless, and recognize. . . ." Like images in a photograph album taken from a distinct lens, those essays zoom in on singular moments of time the place the area is making headlines, drawing awareness to the sin of exceptionalism in its nationwide, racial, spiritual, cultural, and species manifestations. educated by way of eastern Christian theologian Kosuke Koyama, Elie Wiesel, Wendell Berry, and others, the writer invitations the reader to decelerate, be nonetheless, and go away from "collective insanity" sooner than the Navajo sage is true. informed within the voice prevalent to listeners of All issues Considered and Minnesota Public Radio, those poetic essays occasionally consider as known as an previous relatives picture album, however the photographs themselves are taken from a thought-provoking attitude.

"This wondrous selection of wealthy snippets will be of curiosity and price if just for the wealthy resource fabric that Gordon Stewart charges from, because it needs to be an inexhaustible reminiscence and/or dossier. however the many phrases he costs are not any greater than launching pads for Stewart's expansive mind's eye and agile brain that take us, again and again, into clean discernment, new territory, unanticipated calls for, and open-ended chance. All of that provides as much as grace, and Stewart is a bold witness to grace that occupies all of our territory."
--Walter Brueggemann, Columbia Theological Seminary

"These are attractive, strong, centering essays--messages from and for a delicate yet appealing planet." 
--Bill McKibben, writer of Eaarth: creating a lifestyles on a tricky New Planet

"As anyone who navigates the pleasures and perils of the twenty-first-century campus, having Be Still! at my fingertips may be like having a counselor, a consultant, a truly current assist in those times. This quantity touches the heart beat of our occasions with the infrequent blend of unwavering candor and soft mercy."
--Lucy A. Forster-Smith, Sedgwick Chaplain, Senior Minister within the Memorial Church,
Harvard University

Gordon C. Stewart's visitor commentaries on religion and tradition have aired on All issues Considered and in print on MPR, Minnpost.com, and the StarTribune. An ordained minister within the Presbyterian Church (USA), he has led ecumenical campus ministries and church buildings in Illinois, Ohio, Wisconsin, manhattan, and Minnesota. He was once the 1st non-lawyer govt Director of the criminal Rights middle, a nonprofit public protection company in Minneapolis.

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