Education With An Inbuilt Moral Compass kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Education With An Inbuilt Moral Compass kiwiconnexion practical theology

Hi, I’m David Bell for kiwiconnexion.nz It’s more than important to live by a moral code, trying to discern what is right and what is wrong. It’s absolutely necessary for the health and happiness of any kind of society. How do we do it? Jesus said, ”Love the Lord your …

Liberation Theology: Then and Now | Lilian Calles Barger
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Liberation Theology: Then and Now | Lilian Calles Barger

My book, “The World Come of Age,” is an intellectual history of liberation theology and basically what I’ve done is I’ve gone back, but instead of just starting in the 1960s and just looking at that period, I I went back and looked at the roots of their ideas. I …

Providence A Necessary And Sufficient Practical Theology from kiwiconnexion
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Providence A Necessary And Sufficient Practical Theology from kiwiconnexion

Caring for people is a part and parcel of a civilised society. It is possible in this way. Any nation is enriched when all individuals feel they matter, that they’ re cared for and are of worth. Theologians have long had a term for this kind of universal care. It …

Eric Laurenson On Methodist Lay Involvement kiwiconnexion practical theology
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Eric Laurenson On Methodist Lay Involvement kiwiconnexion practical theology

David: Eric Laurenson who’s a former president of the Methodist Church of New Zealand, and I’m particularly interested to explore with Eric his understanding of some of the chief elements of Wesleyan spirituality for today. So, I wonder if you could start of by giving some of those in a …

Awakening a ‘social giant’ in the effort to fight climate change
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Awakening a ‘social giant’ in the effort to fight climate change

(Music) My name is Reverend Dr. Ambrose Carroll, Pastor of the Church by the Side of the Road and founder of the Green the Church campaign. And when I read Van Jones’ book, The Green Job Economy, it really spoke to me, as being something that was such a big …

Dolph Lundgren | On healing and forgiveness | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica
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Dolph Lundgren | On healing and forgiveness | TEDxFulbrightSantaMonica

Translator: Leonardo Silva Reviewer: Mile Živković I’d like to tell you a story. It’s about a little boy who grew up in Sweden, in the ’60s and ’70s. His dad was this tall, good-looking army officer. His mom was this pretty but shy linguist. He had a brother and two …

Aboriginal women — resistance, resilience & revitalization | Patti Doyle Bedwell | TEDxCapeBreton
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Aboriginal women — resistance, resilience & revitalization | Patti Doyle Bedwell | TEDxCapeBreton

Translator: Mary Kay Reviewer: Denise RQ One of the things I wanted to talk about today was about Mi’kmaq women. Particularly, issues around racism, resistance, resilience, and revitalization. One of the things I wanted to show… In the past, our history as Mi’kmaq women has been really hard to come …

Architecture that’s built to heal | Michael Murphy
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Architecture that’s built to heal | Michael Murphy

Every weekend for as long as I can remember, my father would get up on a Saturday, put on a worn sweatshirt and he’d scrape away at the squeaky old wheel of a house that we lived in. I wouldn’t even call it restoration; it was a ritual, catharsis. He …