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OTHER RELIGIOUS LINKS
- Interview With God
An inspirational movie and poem that is well worth visiting anytime.
- Speaking of Faith
Speaking of Faith, hosted by Krista Tippett, is public radio’s weekly national conversation about belief, meaning, ethics, and ideas. It is produced and distributed by American Public Media. Speaking of Faith does not always have “religion” itself as a subject. Week after week, it grapples with themes of American life — asking how perspectives of faith might distinctively inform and illuminate our public reflection.
- Day 1
is the voice of the Protestant church, presenting outstanding preachers from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Episcopal Media Center, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, and other Protestant denominations. This website features an extensive collection of lectionary-based sermons in text and audio, and other helpful information for lay persons and pastors alike.
- Prayer Shalls
Whether they are called: “Prayer Shawls”, “Comfort Shawls”, “Peace Shawls” or “Mantles” just to name a few; the knitter begins each shawl with prayers and blessings for the recipient. Intentions are continued throughout the creation of the shawl. When the shawl is completed it is offered a final ritual before being sent along its way. If you are interested in participating please contact Lucretia De Courcey.
- Online books and CDs
Christianbook.com is the online partner of Christian Book Distributors, the world’s largest distributor of Christian products. In business for over 22 years as a catalog order company, Christian Book Distributors has now built this fast and efficient Web site to allow customers to order directly from their home PCs.
READ the Entire Bible in Many Different Translations, LOCATE Any Verse with an Online Concordance Search, LOOK UP Scripture Cross-References & Commentaries, ACCESS the Original Greek or Hebrew for Any Verse, COMPARE King James & Revised Versions Side-by-Side, LEARN about the Fascinating History of the English Bible, DOWNLOAD the Complete Text of Several Bibles Via FTP, REVIEW the Classic Writings of Historic Christianity, LISTEN to Hundreds of Hymns in Midi Files, HEAR Any Passage of God’s Word Read Aloud with Real Audio
- Society Encyclopedia of Religion and Society
Hartford Institute for Religion Research, Hartford Seminary web site. About 1200 short papers written on subjects ranging from Abortion to Zoroastrianism (listed in alphabetical order)
- Westminster Catechism (or Westminster Confession of Faith)
This catechism spells out some fundamental Christian beliefs. This site lets you read through the Westminster Shorter Catechism with extensive links to supporting scripture and commentaries.
- Biblical Studies Foundation
From a review… “If you are looking for a site with depth when considering biblical studies then The Biblical Studies Foundation is the place to go. The site is so deep that it is impossible to even review it all, but here are some of the sections and features of the site:” … over 3000 outlines and other biblical studies, advanced studies for more scholarly studies, and The New English Translation Bible; an original, modern translation designed from the ground up for the electronic medium.
- Soc.Religion.Christian Homepage
This is the web page for the soc.religion.Christian newsgroup. It carries an extensive FAQ collection with reasonable, balanced and intelligent responses to the most frequent questions posed to Christians, addressing some fairly controversial topics. The Short FAQ and What is Christianity? are good starting points and are good reads for both Christians or non-Christians.
- Answers To Tough Questions
Here is another excellent resource that addresses many difficult and important questions from a studied, biblical viewpoint. Definitely worth checking out.
- Into the Wardrobe: The C.S. Lewis web site
This site has all sorts of information about C.S.Lewis, a very popular theologian and writer..
- Lord’s Supper: Eucharist and Communion Meditations for Disciples
Rev. Mark is participating in this online bible study. You’re invited to join along with him.