[A New Christianity for a New World]
Spong, John S., Baker, Gordon, Anglican Journal
ADVENT AND Christmas this year will be different as a great cloud of unknowing covers the world. I recall the final verse of Canadian poet L. A. MacKay's Carol for 1938:
Oh in how many hearts of men
Is kept the ghastly tryst
Where, on the grieving Christmas
Hangs crucified, the Christ.
It must to be unnerving for all faith groups to have listened to the rhetoric about good and evil, about serving God's purposes, about the slaughter of the innocents which has characterized the propaganda from both sides of the conflict in the Middle East. The cry goes out, "Where is God is all of this?" For fundamentalists of any …
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Publication information: Article title: [A New Christianity for a New World]. Contributors: Spong, John S. - Author, Baker, Gordon - Author. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 127. Issue: 10 Publication date: December 2001. Page number: 12. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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