List of Posts to dwkcommentaries—Topical: RELIGION

As of 12/31/16

# Date Title
  Personal Reflections
8 04/06/11 My Christian Faith
8A 07/07/16 Correction Regarding “We Are Prophets of a Future Not Our Own”
186 12/25/11 Merry Christmas!
45 05/25/11 My Pilgrimage to El Salvador, April 1989
466 02/06/14 My General Thoughts on Vocation
475 02/23/14 My Vocations
221 03/08/12 Intimations of Mortality
489 04/08/14 Mortality
492 04/11/14 Death Certificates’ Documentation of Mortality
554 09/25/14 Why I Do Not Want To Die at 75
555 09/30/14 Additional Reactions to Ezekiel Emmanuel’s Desire To Die at 75
557 10/06/14 Another Perspective on Dying
557A 10/07/14 Comment: Review of Dr. Atul Gawande’s “Being Mortal”
557B 10/17/14 Comment: Another Review of “Being Mortal”
557C 10/21/14 Comment: Yet Another Review of “Being Mortal”
557D 10/26/14 Comment: Interview of Dr. Gawande
557E 10/30/14 Comment: Dr. Gawande’s Conversation with Charlie Rose
557F 11/25/14 Comment: Research about Hospice Care
921 12/03/16 Roger Cohen’s Gentle Words of Wisdom
923 12/07/16 Where Is the Sense of Vocation in Roger Cohen’s Writings?
933 12/26/16 Contemplations of Life and Death
670 05/01/15 The Important Moral Virtues in David Brooks’ “The Road to Character”
671 05/02/15 David Brooks’ Moral Exemplar
679 05/16/15 David Brooks Speaks on “The Role of Character in Creating an Excellent Life”
226 03/15/12 Gratitude I
242 04/11/12 Gratitude II
243 04/12/12 Gratitude III
276 06/13/12 Gratitude Revisited
766 11/23/15 Another Perspective on Gratitude
766A 11/23/15 Comment on Gratitude by David Nichols
768 11/26/15 Other Comments on Gratitude
357 12/10/12 Personal Reflections on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
877 08/20/16 A Garrison Keillor Sermon on Hospitality
Westminster Presbyterian Church
9 04/06/11 Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
380 01/27/13 Mission Statement of Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
346 11/15/12 The Order of Worship at M Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
332 10/16/12 Affirmations of Faith at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
333 10/17/12 Confessions of Faith of the Presbyterian Church
5 04/06/11 Jesus on the Rich and the Poor
17 04/20/11 The Parable of the Prodigal Son and His Older Brother
6 04/06/11 Dr. Rev. Anna Carter Florence’s “Preaching as Testimony”
37 05/19/11 Dr. Rev. Anna Carter Florence’s “Skinny-Dip Sermon”
38 05/20/11 Dr. Rev. Anna Carter Florence’s “Changing Your Mind”
90 07/25/11 Westminster Town Hall Forum
91 07/26/11 Westminster Town Hall Forum: Krista Tippett
92 07/27/11 Westminster Town Hall Forum: Marcus Borg
103 08/05/11 Westminster Town Hall Forum: Fall 2011 Speakers
244 04/17/12 Palestinian Arts Festival in Minneapolis
247 04/22/12 Palestinian Christian Leader To Appear on CBS-TV’s “60 Minutes” Today
249 04/23/12 “Christians of the Holy Land” on CBS-TV’s 60 Minutes
263 05/18/12 Palestinian Dancers Perform in Minneapolis
262 05/17/12 World Premier of Palestinian Christian Hymns at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
303 08/10/12 A Powerful Prayer
303A 08/13/12 Composer’s Comments
303B 08/14/12 Comments by Westminster’s Minister of Music and Organist
311 09/05/12 Jazzy Music at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
321 09/22/12 “O Holy One and Nameless”
322 09/25/12 “What Do Our Hearts Treasure?”
323 09/26/12 Prayer of Confession
324 09/27/12 “How do We Know God: Human Community”
325 09/29/12 In Memoriam: Rev. Dr. Henry William Andersen, 1925-2012
326 09/30/12 Percussive Preludes at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
347 11/18/12 Remembering the U.S.-Dakota War at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church (Part I)
350 11/25/12 Remembering the U.S.-Dakota War at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church (Part II)
351 11/29/12 Remembering the U.S.-Dakota War at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church (Part III)
357 12/10/12 Personal Reflections on the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
418 04/21/13 Inspiration from Charles Wesley
421 04/27/13 What Do We Christians Do After Easter?
422 05/01/13 Reflections on the New Testament’s John 21: 1-14
423 05/04/13 Additional Reflections on the New Testament’s John 21
440 06/21/13 “Just As I Am”
449 08/04/13 “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”
450 08/09/13 A Prayer and a Spanish Hymn at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian church
459 01/29/14 Prayer of Confession
460 01/31/14 “God Be in My Head”
461 02/02/14 The Vocations of Tabitha, Peter, Lydia and Paul
462 02/02/14 The Vocations of a Pastor and Her People
463 02/03/14 “How Clear Is Our Vocation, Lord”
464 02/04/14 “Give Thanks, O Christian People”
465 02/05/14 “Forth in thy Name, O Lord, I Go”
469 02/12/14 The Global Choir of Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
471 02/15/14 Another Powerful Worship Service about Vocation
472 02/17/14 Other Scriptural Passages about Vocation
474 02/19/14 What Happens When Jesus Calls?
515 06/11/14 Christian Wiman’s “Gazing Into the Abyss”
516 06/12/14 Baccalaureate Sunday
519 06/20/14 Christianity in the Age of the Spirit
526 07/06/14 The Challenges of the Lord’s Prayer
553 09/19/14 A Presbyterian’s Musings About Saints
553A 09/22/14 A Friend’s Comment About Saints
553B 09/22/14 Another Friend’s Comment About Saints
565 10/28/14 Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Men’s Retreat
572 11/12/14 How Do We Remember God?
615 02/01/15 Does the Church Control Salvation?
756 11/02/15 The Great Prayer of Thanksgiving
771 12/02.15 Interfaith Worship Service at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
771A 12/02/15 Comment: English translation of Muslim Call to Prayer
771B 12/03/15 Comment: English translation of Jewish Call to Prayer
775 12/15/15 Minneapolis Clergy Call for Compassion for All People
775A 12/16/15 Comment: Muslim Parents Advice to Their Children
782 12/24/15 Muslims’ Christmas Greeting to Their Christian Brothers and Sisters
837 05/21/16 Pentecost Sunday at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
849 06/15/16 Peripatetic People and Religious Faith
850 06/17/16 What Is Westminster’s Way of Faith?
854 07/01/16 “Where Is Christian Faith Headed?”
857 07/06/16 Prayers of Confession at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
861 07/17/16 Declaration of Christian Freedom at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
864 07/21/16 The Confession of Belhar Is Adopted by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
896 10/06/16 Joyous Worship Services at Minneapolis’ Westminster Presbyterian Church
Archbishop Oscar Romero
45 05/25/11 My Pilgrimage to El Salvador, April 1989
135 10/05/11 Archbishop Oscar Romero: A Saint for All People and All Time
137 10/07/11 Oscar Romero’s Last Homily
138 10/08/11 Oscar Romero’s Assassination
428 05/23/13 Beatification of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero?
608 01/19/15 Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero Closer to Beatification
616 02/03/15 Pope Francis Confirms Martyrdom of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero
617 02/04/15 Additional Details About future Beatification of Oscar Romero
617A 02/08/15 Comment: Recent Articles About Oscar Romero
637 03/13/15 Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero To Be Beatified on May 23, 2015
637A 03/24/15 Comment: Great Photographs of Monseńor Romero
646 03/24/15 Essay About Archbishop Oscar Romero in Cuban Newspaper
  The Jesuits of El Salvador
586 12/11/14 Fr. Dean Brackley, S.J., Another Brave Jesuit
583 12/01/14 Additional Commemoration of the Martyred Jesuit Priests
587 12/14/14 Inspiration of a Christian Lawyer by the Martyred Jesuit Priests of El Salvador
    Pope Francis
737 09/18/15 Pope Francis’ Message to the Cuban People
738 09/20/15 The First Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the Cuban People
739 09/21/15 The Second Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the Cuban People
740 09/25/15 The Third Day of Pope Francis Mission to the Cuban People
741 09/26/15 The Fourth Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the Cuban People
742 09/27/15 The First Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the American People
743 09/27/15 The Second Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the American People
744 09/29/15 The Third Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the American People
746 10/05/15 The Fourth Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the American People
747 10/06/15 The Fifth Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the American People
748 10/07/15 The Sixth Day of Pope Francis’ Mission to the American People
753 10/26/15 A Protestant Christian’s Reactions to Pope Francis’ Missions to the Cuban and American Peoples
757 11/03/15 A Protestant Christian’s Reactions to the Roman Catholic Church’s Synod on the Family
783 12/25/15 Pope Francis’ Christmas Message
786 01/01/16 Pope Francis’ Message for World Peace
International Religious Freedom
190 12/30/11 The Cuban Revolution and Religion
191 01/01/12 International Law Regarding Religious Freedom
448 08/01/13 The Importance of Religious Freedom
534 08/04/14 United Nations Focus on Freedom of Religion or Belief
452 08/19/13 New U.S. Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives
453 08/24/13 Leaders of U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Criticize U.S. Government for Alleged Failure To Promote Religious Freedom
193 01/05/12 U.S. Government’s Opinions on Religious Freedom in Cuba
194 01/08/12 Cuban Religious Freedom According to the U.S. Commission on Assistance to a Free Cuba
298 08/01/12 The Latest U.S. Report on International Religious Freedom
299 08/03/12 Cuban Religious Freedom According to the Latest U.S. Report on International Religious Freedom
427 05/22/13 Latest U.S. Reports on International Religious Freedom
429 05/25/13 Cuban Religious Freedom (U.S. Department of State)
430 05/27/13 Cuban Religious Freedom (U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)
431 05/29/13 U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom: Structure and Composition
431A 08/19/13 Comment: Limited Authority of U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
439 06/19/13 Other Voices on Cuban Religious Freedom
577 11/19/14 Cuban Government Meets with Religious Leaders
589 12/16/14 113th Congress Takes Actions On International Religious Freedom