Tag Archives: the Golden Rule

Lectionary sermon for 10 September 2017 on Romans 14:1-12

LOOKING BEHIND THE DIFFERENCES One of the sad things about Christianity is the ease with which some of those following the faith turn to become intolerant of anyone who might be walking a slightly different path. Irish Catholics versus Irish … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 3 September 2017 (Romans 13: 8-14)

If there were to be one disturbing moral feature that characterizes our current age perhaps it is notion that the only way to persuade our perceived enemies they are wrong is to respond with overwhelming force or at least the … Continue reading

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A Group Study on Religious Ethics in Daily LIfe

Religious Ethics in Daily Life The following notes are essentially inspired by and developed as part commentary on the views of Rabbi Marc Gellman and Monsignor Thomas Hartman from their article on Religious Ethics in Daily Life in Religion For … Continue reading

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IS RELIGION HARMFUL?

Not necessarily….but…… It seems to me that the main problem is this term “religion” in practice often encompasses negative aspects of culture, tradition, nationalism and exclusivism as well as the fine idealism found in concepts of forgiveness, kindness, an awe … Continue reading

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