Magazines 2020 Mar - Apr 2020 Mar/Apr Table of Contents

2020 Mar/Apr Table of Contents

03 April 2020 , 2020 Mar - Apr

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Features 

FT interview: The FT Interview with Allison Alley.

Blazing new trails in Atlantic Canada: How the ancient spiritual practice of pilgrimage meets modern needs By Rob Fennell

Exploring the mystery through words: Two poets and a professor on the place of poetry in the church By Marianne Jones

Dipping a toe into poetry: By D.S. Martin

Easter poems by contemporary Canadian poets. By Sally Ito, Sarah Klassen, D.S. Martin, Debbie Sawczak, John Terpstra and Mary Willis. Online extra: More Easter poems.

Why child soldiers? Seven state militaries and 56 armed groups use children in conflict. We need to understand why and call for change. By David Kupp

In each issue

Behind the scenes: Peace amid the solace. Finding spiritual solace in walking--and poetry? By the editors 

Talking points: Podcast lineup, Recent posts, Webinars, Contributors

Cross connections: Clarifying conscience. How do we defend right and wrong? By columnist David Guretzki​.

News. Notes. Ideas   

  • Coffee and more in N.B. shop: Social enterprise makes a difference in St. John. Will be posted online April 20, 2020.
  • Inspiring ideas
  • BridgeNorth works to end sexual slavery in Ontario and beyond
  • Genesis Summit focuses on spiritual transformation
  • Businesspeople seek connection: Canadian Christian Business Federation growing quickly
  • Note worthy: Newsbits
  • Theology Pub Nights quench thirst for dialogue: College offers relaxed vibe to discuss theology

By the numbers: Social issues that divide voters: Either/or questions on abortion, assisted death, sexual minorities, religious symbols

The gathering place: A matter of equal protection. Advocating for our neighbours with disabilities. By columnist Bruce J. Clemenger 

News from the EFC: Forum will build collaboration. Prostitution law to be reviewed. Resisting expansion of euthanasia law. Conversion therapy bans. EFC speakers near you. Refugee and good neighbour resource. EFC community calendar.

Church in community: Offering a dance studio to the community

At issue: A reason for hope. The issues facing Canadian society can seem overwhelming, but we can be confident our country is in the hands of a gracious God.  

History lesson: Baby Boomer religion. Those born in the 1950s changed our churches. By columnist Kevin Flatt

Go with God: Standing up straighter. We are born incurvatus in se. But we don't have to stay this way. By columnist Carolyn Arends. 

Religion watch: The Galli bombshell. Fallout from evangelical magazine's editorial on Trump. By columnist James A. Beverley.

Global village By columnist C. David Donaldson  

  • Russian Evangelicals co-operate
  • Freed in India after nine years
  • Australian churches respond to fires

Books & culture: Reviews. 

  • The Subversive Evangelical: The Ironic Charisma of an Irreligious Megachurch by Peter Schuurman
  • Faith, Life and Leadership: 8 Canadian Women Tell Their Stories, Vol. 2 by Margaret Gibb 
  • This Is Not the End by Manafest
  • The Seamless Life: A Tapestry of Love & Learning, Worship & Work by Steve Garber
  • Artwork by Christy Hayhoe
  • Five Wives: A Novel by Joan Thomas

Christ & culture in Canada: The actual “gospel” of Canadians. The Christianity many shrug at isn’t the real thing. By columnist John G. Stackhouse, Jr. Will be posted online April 27, 2020.

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