This is Part One of our Adult Ed series on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age, and James K.A. Smith’s primer on the subject, How (Not) To Be Secular.
To read the quote from David Dark’s Life’s Too Short to Pretend You’re Not Religious, click here. And to read the New York Times article about anxiety amongst American teenagers, click here.
To read the story about burn victims, hypnosis and forgiveness, go here. Some parts of the sermon were incorporated into this article on “Accidental Killers and Cities of Refuge”.
To read the Messenger article quoted in the sermon, click here. For more of the sources on the Charlottesville aftermath DZ drew upon, click here.
Here’s the Andre Dubus quote referenced. Here’s the Mischa Willett poem. Here’s the George Saunders piece from the New Yorker. Here’s the Anne Lamott quote.
The Bad Idea Jeans clip: http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/bad-idea-jeans/n9937?snl=1 LA Times article about the foster father: http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-foster-father-sick-children-2017-story.html Here’s the quote about patience: http://www.mbird.com/2016/12/the-virtue-of-just-a-little-patience/
To read the Frederick Buechner quote on anger, you can do so here. To read about the story featured in the “Know When to Fold ‘Em” episode of This American Life, go here. And to check out Harriet Lerner’s new book, go here.
For the quotes from Ruth Whippman’s new book America the Anxious, click here and here. For the source of the commentary on leisure-saving technology click here. Click here to read the full NY Times Magazine profile of triple amputee palliative care physician B.J. Miller that DZ mentions. To watch a short documentary about Dave’s priest-DJ […]
You can listen to or download the sermon below. Click here to read Cameron Cole’s story. Click here to watch Leonard Cohen sing “Come Healing”.
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