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天主教與佛教

Important Distinctions and Deep Divides Despite many external similarities, Buddhist meditation and contemplation is quite different from orthodox Christianity. Buddhist meditation strives to “wake” one from his existential delusions. “Therefore, despite similar aspects, there is a fundamental difference” between Christian and Buddhist mysticism, wrote John Paul II. The Holy Fathe… 詳閱

牧師也是人

We often talk about burnout as a problem among clergy. How do you understand that term? When we see pastors who are experiencing burnout, sometimes it is simply because they are working too hard. But more often they are doing a lot of things that are not central to thei… 詳閱

我是酷兒,但我仍是福音派信徒

Last Saturday (Feb. 21), Time.com broke the news that my evangelical publisher, Destiny Image, dropped a book contract it had made with me almost a year ago because its buyers refused to sell my book due to my pro-LGBTQ activism. Many conservative evangelicals have called my pro-LGBTQ stance “deplorable” and labeled me a fals… 詳閱

坎特伯雷大主教談論大齋期應該是怎樣的

Some things stick in the memory. In 2004, when I was working at Coventry Cathedral, I was in a part of Africa which was in the midst of some very serious fighting. A group of black-clad militias was moving across the area, killing, looting, burning. With a colleague I drov… 詳閱

在大齋期學習勒住舌頭

One of the most powerful weapons that we have at our disposal is between the two layers of our teeth—namely, our tongue. The words that issue from our mouth have an incredible power for good or for evil. Pope Francis constantly is reminding us of the importance of vigilance ove… 詳閱

巴黎市長指法國需要猶太裔移民,因他們是法國社會的一部份

WASHINGTON (RNS) Jews and Muslims are part of the fabric of French society, despite recent terror attacks in Paris that shined a light on long-running discrimination and attacks aimed at both groups, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo said Thursday (Feb. 19). “Without Jews Paris would not be the city that i… 詳閱

仍是愛麗斯(Still Alice)

人常在變,小至生活習慣,大至人生信念等,都可以變,今日的我打倒昨日的我也非政客的專利。那麼,昨日的我是否已死?我又是誰?這些似是庸人自擾的問題,在電影《永遠的愛麗斯》(Still Alice)中顯得很具體及真實,挑戰我們思考如何看自己及身邊的人。 電影故事講述主角愛麗斯在50歲時患上腦退化症(Alzheimer’s Disease),她由一名出色的語言學教授,變為詞不達意及思… 詳閱

美國酒吧裡的教會

LUCKY SEVERSON, correspondent: If it’s 5:00 pm on Sunday, and it’s the Zia Carlo Brew Pub in Texas, it must be time for church. In no way is this meant to make light of worshipping. It’s just another way. Pastor Phillip Heinze is a senior pastor at the Calvary Luthera… 詳閱

2015年的聖灰星期三

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the 40-day Lenten fast for Western Christians. The Christian holy day, this year falling on Feb. 18, is observed by prayer, repentance and fasting ahead of Easter. The day follows Fat Tuesday, also known as Mardi Gras, where revelers partake in their las… 詳閱

新加爾文派教會植堂運動對年青人的誘惑

The clean, slim, beautiful, fertile, straight, economically comfortable and white population love the idea of total depravity because the relative ease of their lives can only mean one thing: they are God’s favorites. However, if anything “bad” happens, they can rest assured that the totally sovereign God knew about thi… 詳閱
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