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CROSSROADS WORKSHOP: “RACISM, POWER, & DOMINANCE IN THE US AND THE CHURCH”

THE PRESBYTERY OF SAN FRANCISCO INVITES YOU TO THE CROSSROADS WORKSHOP “RACISM, POWER, & DOMINANCE IN THE US AND THE CHURCH” Date: Saturday, December 9th Time: 9 am – 5 … Continue reading

November 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence :: Class 8

The Great Emergence :: 7: The Way Ahead The power of network theory can be summed up by the simple fact that interest in it has brought together physicists, sociologists, … Continue reading

September 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence :: Class 7

The Great Emergence Part 3 : Where Is it Going?   Where is the Great Emergence going? And, similarly, where is it takins us as it goes? Both questions intuit … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence :: Class 6

The Great Emergence Part 2 : Chapter 5 “The Century of Emergence ”   During the peri-Emergence, we can see an almost thread-by-thread unraveling of those answers that worked so … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Great Emergence : Class 5

  The Great Emergence Part 2 : Chapter 4 “Questions of Re-formation ”   As Christianity splintered from one cohesive whole into multiple denominations, a new center of authority was … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence :: Class 4

The Great Emergence Part 2 : Chapter 3 “The Great Reformation ” “Where now is the authority?”  This question drives every reformation. Ours societal cable of meaning is constructed in … Continue reading

July 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence :: Class 3

The Great Emergence Part 1 : Chapter 2 “Cable of Meaning”   Tickles begins the chapter by asserting that religion is a social construct. That is, religion is influenced by … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence :: Class 2

  The Great Emergence :: Chapter 1 Rummage Sales   In this first chapter of the book Phyllis Tickle lays out her thesis that every 500 years or so the … Continue reading

July 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Great Emergence: Session 1

We’re starting a series talking about the changes in our world that we recognize, suspect and might not see.  Wether they’re good or bad, is somewhat besides the point. What … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 6: Putting it all together

  PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. Why are you Presbyterian? What does it mean that we, as a church community, are? Before we answer that question, let’s refresh our memory on … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment