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  • A meaningful Christmas

    A meaningful Christmas
    The Anglican Journal asked readers to tell us about things they have done that have made Christmas more meaningful. Here are some stories.
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted December, 08 2014
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  • Turning a new leaf

    Turning a new leaf

    The Bible has a number of passages about new beginnings, including Isaiah 43:19, Isaiah 43:19: “Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.”

    Posted December, 04 2014
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  • Jesus through a Muslim lens

    Jesus through a Muslim lens
    How credible is a book about the historical Jesus written by a Muslim? About as credible as many Christian titles when one considers the wide range of what is available today. 
    Wayne Holst
    Posted December, 04 2014
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  • The Interview: "Ecumenism is hard work"

    The Interview: "Ecumenism is hard work"
    The Very Rev. Hon. Lois Wilson is an outspoken anti-poverty activist, a critic of political oppression and an advocate for the environment, and she is also a woman who has spent her career building bridges in Canada and abroad between people of various faiths and none who want to see the advent of a more just world.
    by André Forget
    Posted December, 03 2014
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  • A lifetime of giving

    A lifetime of giving
    For much of her 75 years, Mary Teya has been a voice for the church and for people in her home community of Fort McPherson, N.W.T., and far beyond.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted December, 01 2014
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  • Growing up in Boyhood

    Growing up in Boyhood
    The movie's opening scene is its most evocative: a five-year-old boy lies on his back upon the green grass, gazing up at the clouds passing on a blue sky, as if transfixed by a waking dream.
    by John Arkelian
    Posted November, 24 2014
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  • A moving spirit

    A moving spirit
    Compassion can be a powerful force for change. The Anglican Journal takes you to three communities where it is at work for and with youth.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted October, 29 2014
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  • Finding compassion in the big city

    Finding compassion in the big city
    Cultivating compassion was the goal that the Rev. Jeffrey Metcalfe and his wife, Julie Boisvert, a teacher at Grosse-Ile School, had in mind when they created a youth pilot project called the Social Justice Club in their parish in the Magdalen Islands, a small archipelago in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted October, 29 2014
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  • How to raise kind, caring children

    How to raise kind, caring children
    One feels pity, but one has compassion. Compassion is a proactive principle at Christianity’s core: going beyond passive sympathy for another’s plight and acting to alleviate it.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted October, 29 2014
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  • Of apes and man

    Of apes and man
    Once we postulate a “difference,” we legitimize a dichotomy—between how we want to be treated and how we treat others.
    by John Arkelian
    Posted October, 14 2014
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