PRAYER IS A MATTER that I have LONG been interested in and concerned about, as, I suppose, most Christians have been. Part of my concern has been practical and some has been theological. Those in other faith traditions perhaps have been more concerned about meditation or other similar religious practices.
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PERHAPS FEW WORDS IN the English language have been used, and misused, more than the word love. Even on the wholly human level, love can refer to the most sublime of feelings and actions of a man or woman for their “soul mate” or for a father or mother for their children. The same word is also often used for frivolous things as a flavor of ice cream or a popular sitcom TV program.
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FOR MOST OF MY life I have been interested in Christian theology. I have a doctor’s degree in Christian theology and taught theology for decades. Consequently, theology is not something I can cavalierly criticize or dismiss lightly.