Tag Archives: Job

Tonglen: Enough. For Now.

I met Doris* as she lay in a bed on the pulmonary unit to which I had been assigned as a hospital chaplain intern. At the moment when we met, she her breathing was “good enough” – not well enough … Continue reading

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Not Crying on Sundays: On Job & Your Heart (sermon – audio)

Today’s sermon was the second of two I preached this summer at Village Church in Cummington with the Greenwood Music Camp.  This means that there were 70-ish high schoolers in the congregation, contributing their musical talents through instrumental performance and … Continue reading

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Repentance and (no) Reluctance: A Confession for America

This semester at Hartford Seminary, I am taking a course entitled, “Suffering, Theodicy, and Repentance: Interreligious Readings of Job and Jonah,” taught by Yehezkel Landau.  Interreligious, in this case, means that we are looking at these two characters in scripture … Continue reading

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