Daily Devotional Resources for Study and Prayer
InwardOutward.org – A pithy quote each day about the life of faith… in your inbox, from the Church of the Saviour in Washington, DC
A Network for Grateful Living – gratefulness.org – An inspirational quote a day to encourage a life of gratitude, from Brother David Stendahl Rast
Sacred Space – http://www.sacredspace.ie/– Daily meditations, print and online, from the Irish Jesuits
brian d. mclaren website & blog – brianmclaren.net and http://www.brianmclaren.net/archives/blog/ – Fans of We Make the Road by Walking who follow his weekly meditations through E-Happenings will find a delicious introduction to Brian’s new book, The Great Spiritual Migration (available 9-20-16) on his blog.
Resource Centers for Spiritual Growth and Formation
Spirituality and Practice – http://www.spiritualityandpractice.com/ – Rich, regularly updated website with art, literature, films, book reviews and on-line courses on faith – including all major traditions
Contemplative Outreach – www.contemplativeoutreach.org – Guides for Centering Prayer, Welcoming Prayer, Lectio Divina from Fr. Thomas Keating and associates
Center for Action and Contemplation – http://cac.org/ – Daily meditations, podcasts and online courses from Richard Rohr, OFM
Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation – shalem.org – Nurtures contemplative living and leadership; books, retreats, certification in Spiritual Direction
Stony Point Center – http://stonypointcenter.org/about-us -Retreat and conference center welcoming across boundaries, nurturing inclusive community, cultivating peace and justice; a multifaith commitment to radical hospitality affirmed by the Presbyterian Church (USA)
Camp Lebanon – Baptist Camp and Conference Center – http://camplebanon.com/ – Summer church camping for children and youth; retreat center for churches. Enjoyed by many Emmanuelites for years. Owned by American Baptist Churches of NJ.
News & Analysis on Christian Faith, World Religions and Culture
Christian Century – christiancentury.org – leading bi-weekly print and on-line progressive, ecumenical magazine committed to thinking critically and living faithfully. What it means to believe and live out Christian faith in our time
Sojourners – https://sojo.net/ -leading newsmagazine online and print committed to inspiring action on racial and social justice, life and peace, and environmental stewardship; highly recommended
Religion & Ethics Newsweekly- http://www.pbs.org/wnet/religionandethics/ – award winning PBS news program on religion and ethics filmed on location around the world
On Being with Krista Trippett radio and podcasts of interviews on religion and spirituality http://www.onbeing.org/podcast
Huffington Post, Religion – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/section/religion News – Current news about religion around the world
Beliefnet.com – news and opinion about world religion
Patheos.com – engage in the global dialogue about religion and spirituality and explore and experience the world’s beliefs.
Leading Edge Research on Christianity & World Religion Accessible to the Public
Westar Institute – westarinstitute.org – home of the Jesus Seminar; dedicated to fostering and communicating cutting-edge scholarship on the history of the Christian tradition, thereby raising the level of public discourse about questions that matter in society and culture.
Drew Theological School, Madison, NJ – www.drew.edu/theological – strong academics, community educational outreach and professional ministry programs. Linked to Drew University and the United Methodist Church. Pastor Judy’s Alma Mater
Union Theological Seminary, NYC – https://utsnyc.edu/ – leading interdenominational seminary linked to Columbia University, with strong academics and engagement in urban and social justice issues in a global context
Palmer Theological Seminary, St. Davids, PA – http://palmerseminary.edu – commitment to holistic ministry, the poor, social justice and diversity and affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA