Sermons & Series

David Zahl
November 19, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 6)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 6)

The conclusion of our adult ed series on Charles Taylor’s seminal work, A Secular Age. This is part 6 of 6.

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November 12, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 5)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 5)

A continuation of our adult ed series on Charles Taylor’s seminal work, A Secular Age. This is part 5 of 6.

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November 5, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 4)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 4)

Here is Part Four from our Adult Ed series on Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age.

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October 23, 2017

What is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 2)

What is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?) (Part 2)

This talk covers chapter one of James K.A. Smith’s primer on A Secular Age by Charles Taylor. For talk one, go here.

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October 15, 2017

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?)

What Is Secularism? (And How Do We Survive It?)

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.

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October 15, 2017

Replacement Religion

Replacement Religion

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.

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September 17, 2017

The Balance Sheet

The Balance Sheet

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”.

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August 20, 2017

Nevertheless She Persisted

Nevertheless She Persisted

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.

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May 7, 2017

The Fundamental Attribution Error (of Sheep and Gates)

The Fundamental Attribution Error (of Sheep and Gates)

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. 

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April 9, 2017

He Rides On

He Rides On

Click here to read the work-life balance article DZ references.

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