|Posted by Anamchara Books on September 20, 2010|
Some people are interested in World of Warcraft and other games; they can talk about these imaginary cyber worlds by the hour, I've noticed. Other people are equally fascinated by world affairs . . . or sports . . . or the latest episode of Project Runway... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on September 16, 2010
Ken McIntosh is the author of Following Aslan, a book of devotions for children based upon The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis. The book is currently on sale for $5.99 as part of the Harvest Sale... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on June 01, 2010
One of the new books we've been working on here at Anamchara is A Handbook of Mysticism, a book of alphabetical entries that cover the gamut of mystics from all faiths, as well as the vocabulary they use. The book starts with an entry on Abhishiktananda (Henri Le Saux), a twentieth-century Benedictine priest who ended his life as a Hindu hermit in India... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on May 26, 2010
It's been busy in the Anamchara/Harding House world. I spend most of my time these days working to do the countless mundane chores necessary to get books to the printers, complete with indexes and running heads, CIP data and back-cover copy, and hopefully, a minimum of typos or any other errors... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 29, 2010
In Julie Clawson's April 19 blog, she writes about the Emerging Church as a place of community:
Coming face to face with the diversity in our unity might not imply immediate acceptance or respect or understanding, but it pushes us outside of ourselves... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 27, 2010
(from Contemplative Outreach)
I welcome everything that comes to me in this moment
because I know it is for my healing.
I welcome all thoughts, feelings, emotions, persons, situations,
and conditions... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 26, 2010
We've been continuing to think about the term "inclusive spirituality" as it relates to Anamchara Books for several weeks in a row now. As user QuietlyNow pointed out, the word "inclusive" is generally considered to be a "good" thing--but different groups define it differently... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 23, 2010
In response to our last question of the week, user QuietlyNow wrote:
Inclusiveness has connotations of welcome and embracing to me, while exclusiveness seems to feel unwelcoming. . . . Groups that I would think of as exclusive argued that they were inclusive because they wanted to welcome different kinds of people... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 12, 2010
In his blog, Robert Brow, an Anglican priest, answers the question of how he interprets the seemingly exclusive words of Jesus, "No one comes to the father but by me" (John 14:6). He writes:
Before explaining how I understand those words, I have to reject what is often added to this statement... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 08, 2010
O God of our many understandings, we pray that you will...
Bless us with tears -- for a world in which over a billion people exist on less than a dollar a day, where young women from many lands are beaten and raped for wanting an education, and thousands die daily from malnutrition, malaria, and AIDS... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on April 01, 2010
As we continue to meditate on our identity here at Anamchara, we'd appreciate your thoughts on the word "inclusive." In your own mind, do you define inclusiveness as a positive or negative quality? And how does it relate to the life of faith?
Let us know what you think! Sign up for an AnamcharaBooks... Read More.
Posted by Anamchara Books on March 31, 2010
I've been continuing to think about why I feel so strongly that Anamchara needs to be a place for "inclusive spirituality." After all, I identify myself as a follower of Jesus of Nazareth (what is commonly called a Christian, though I sometimes hate to affiliate myself with all that particular word has come to mean)... Read More.
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