Notes from my readings of books by others

Bishop Spong - A new Christianity
God - An Anatomy
The Sin of Certainty : Peter Emms
Lost Certainties : Brian Wilson
A History of God : K.Armstrong
Emergent Theology
Peace through Victory or Justice (Crossan)
The Last Week (Borg and Crossan)
Agenda for Faith
Kissing Fish Blog notes
Good Friday
Creative Faith : Don Cupitt
Leaving Alexandria : Bishop R. Holloway

QUOTES
“Yesterday is history.
Tomorrow is a mystery.
Today is a gift,
that’s why it is called the present.”
Yet, it is so easy for us
to become stuck in the past,
or
be made impotent in the present
because of anxiety
about the future.




From a Christian perspective,
“Many of us crucify ourselves between two thieves
regret for the past
and fear of the future.”




It is impossible to have a man sit by you as your brother
and let him go hungry
while you feed.
Therefore we usually do not let him sit by us
or
we deny that he is our brother.




When I feed the poor, they call me a saint.
When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.




As Mahatma Gandhi, put it,
“An eye for an eye makes the world blind.”




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