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Embracing Spiritual Awakening

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he Newest Embracing series study features Diana Butler Bass as the latest in this best-selling series known for world-class authors and commentators Best-selling author, speaker, scholar, and “cultural observer” Diana Butler Bass explores what Christianity may look like “beyond religion and beyond the church.” In this engaging and provocative study, Diana leads a small group of diverse adults, young adults, and youth in s fascinating discussion of how, both culturally and spiritually, we are in the midst of another of history’s “great...

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Embracing a Life of Meaning

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Embracing a Life of Meaning A 5-Session Study by Kathleen Norris with Tim Scorer Best-selling author Kathleen Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including: •  Session 1: Belief (that to which we give our hearts) •  Session 2: The Bible (the collective story of the Christian people) •  Session 3: Community (where individualism and imperfection meet grace and aceptance) •  Session 4: Place (faith within the space of home, church, land, and people) •  Session 5: Us (what it means to remain in God’s image, countering our selfishness to embrace the...

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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt

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Earth Speaks…voices of ecological debt DVD, 11 minutes In this short dvd program we see and hear a concise and informative introduction to the devastation caused by gold mining in Central and South America.

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Embracing Emergence Christianity: Phyllis Tickle on the Church’s Next Rummage Sale

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Embracing Emergence Christianity: Phyllis Tickle on the Church’s Next Rummage Sale: Might you be an emergence Christian? There are six sessions on the DVD. Each session begins with a video presentation by Phyllis Tickle, lasting from 10-15 minutes. Ms. Tickle’s presentation is followed by filmed interaction with a small...

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Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture: Walter Brueggemann on Confronting Today’s Pharaohs

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 Old Testament Scholar Walter Brueggemann presents this compelling faith exploration and develops the contemporary significance and relevance of the Old Testament prophets as uncredentialed purveyors of covenant and moral coherence in a world of power, money and violence. (A 6-session study)

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Embracing an Adult Faith: Marcus Borg on What it Means to be Christian

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In this five-session, faith-formation resource, participants enjoy the rare privilege of witnessing Marcus Borg in dialogue with a small, diverse group of adults as they honestly — and sometimes painfully — confront the big questions and work together toward authentic answers.

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Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome and the Kingdom of God (2 disk set)

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Join preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on location in Turkey as they trace the Apostle Paul’s footsteps throughout the Roman Empire. This 12-session DVD and web-based study explores fresh insights into Paul’s message of the Kingdom of God, its challenge to Roman imperial theology, and the apostle’s radical relevance for today. Participant Guide written by John Dominic Crossan. Filmed in High-Definition across Turkey, Greece, and Italy. The themes for the twelve sessions are:  Empire; Jesus; Paul’s Mission; Paul’s Character; Paul’s...

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Easing the Pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa

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Easing the Pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa (DVD) – This documentary is an introduction to the work of the Stephen Lewis Foundation’s four areas of work. Narrated by Stephen Lewis, the film highlights the work of grassroots organizations in Africa and also shows what Canadians are doing to help fight the pandemic. In DVD format, there are two versions on the DVD – a 16 minute one and 7 minute one. (2007)

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Embracing Transformation (DVD)

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This video is intended to broaden awareness of community activities and cultural diversity in many congregations and to demonstrate that congregational mission is unique to each community. It shows six different congregations that are seeking to follow God in mission in the changing circumstances of their communities. The congregations are Foothills United in Calgary, Marion Harper Memorial Circle in Winnipeg, Comunaute Chretienne de Bethel in Montreal, Westminster United in Mississauga, ON, Three Rivers Pastoral Charge in the Annapolis Valley, and Ryerson United in Vancouver.

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Escape from Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream

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ESCAPE FROM SUBURBIA: BEYOND THE AMERICAN DREAM (DVD) – Escape from Suburbia follows the stories of three characters who are reinventing the American Dream in their own lives. Expert opinion of officials is balanced by the skepticism felt by emerging movement of citizens groups which are confronting our dependence on oil in extraordinary ways. (2007) (95 mins)

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