Citations with the tag: FRIENDSHIP -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
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- Why we truly need the companionship of good friends.
NORTON, JOHN // Our Sunday Visitor; 7/18/2010, Vol. 99 Issue 12, p2
The author reflects on the importance of cultivating good friends, those who bring their friends to Jesus Christ.
- Faith-filled friendship.
DeTurris Poust, Mary // Our Sunday Visitor; 11/7/2010, Vol. 99 Issue 28, p22
The article discusses the need for spiritual companions amidst the growth of social media.
- Pastoral friendship.
Cooper, Reid // Christian Century; 2/20/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Pastor, Not Friend" by M. Craig Barnes in the January 9, 2013 issue, which discusses the nature of friendships between pastors and congregants.
- Pastoral friendship.
Rymph, Merton // Christian Century; 2/20/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Pastor, Not Friend" by M. Craig Barnes in the January 9, 2013 issue, which discusses the relationship between pastors and congregations in the context of the notion of friendship.
- Pastoral friendship.
Kluber, George K. // Christian Century; 2/20/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Pastor, Not Friend" by M. Craig Barnes in the January 9, 2013 issue, which discusses the issue of friendships between clergy and congregants.
- Pastoral friendship.
Cayton, Owen // Christian Century; 2/20/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 4, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Pastor, Not Friend" by M. Craig Barnes in the January 9, 2013 issue, which discusses the possibility of clergy friendships with congregants.
- Pick your friends wisely.
Washington, James // Charlotte Post; 3/13/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 27, p4B
The author discusses how Jesus Christ's healing of a paralytic in the New Testament's Gospel of Mark shows the importance of choosing friends wisely and addresses assessing one's own qualities as a friend.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR.
Jamieson, Deacon Bill; Ryan, Mike; Rack, Jan; Kerler, Philip; Galik, Craig // Our Sunday Visitor; 6/15/2014, Vol. 103 Issue 7, p18
No abstract available.
- HACER AMIGOS.
Jamieson, Deacon Bill; Ryan, Mike; Rack, Jan; Kerler, Philip; Galik, Craig // Agro Enfoque; jun2012, Vol. 27 Issue 182, p77
No abstract available.
- Everyone won't appreciate your growth.
Brown, Diedra // Charlotte Post; 9/4/2014, Vol. 39 Issue 52, p4B
No abstract available.
- Luigi Giussani on the Notion of Christian Friendship.
Di Pede, Robert // Logos: A Journal of Catholic Thought & Culture; Winter2011, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p91
The article focuses on the perception of priest Luigi Giussani regarding Christian friendship. It states that Giussani claims that friendship involves the triadic relationship of an io (I) and a tu (you) in association with destino (destiny). It mentions that the relation between the I and the...
- LIVING BY The Word.
Di Pede, Robert // Christian Century; 2/24/2009, Vol. 126 Issue 4, p18
The article presents two Lenten lectionary reflections on Christian living based off the Biblical passages selected for March 1 and 8. The first focuses on Genesis 9 and discusses natural disasters, the Flood, and the Christian understanding of the planet. The second is based off of Mark 8 and...
- 'Partnership' or 'Fellowship': which, today, is truer to the biblical witness?
RUTISHAUSER-JAMES, SIGRID // Expository Times; Apr2009, Vol. 120 Issue 7, p327
The language of society, and of the Church, changes. This paper focuses on contemporary concepts of 'partnership' and suggests that these renew and reinvigorate Christian understanding of what a 'shared life' in Christ may mean today.
- Rediscovering John Macmurray.
HOOD, ADAM // Expository Times; Apr2009, Vol. 120 Issue 7, p331
John Macmurray's name is widely known, but his life and work are somewhat neglected. This article introduces Macmurray, emphasizing the important role that Christianity plays in his thinking. Macmurray was brought up an evangelical Christian, but came to believe that Christianity, whilst of...
- Coming Out Evangelical.
Turner, Laura // Christianity Today; Dec2013, Vol. 57 Issue 10, p29
The author discusses why she celebrates her church upbringing. She is thankful for growing up in the middle of 1990s American evangelism and considers it as a rich experience. The friendship she developed with people who were committed to figuring out how much best to live out the Christian...
- Our (In)Significance.
STRONG, JESSI // Bible Study Magazine; Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p8
The article offers the author's sentiments and views about establishing one's own importance through applying Paul's practical instructions for the Philippian church, which calls to imitate Christ's humility. The author accounts her experience about how Paul's gospel changed her approach in...
- Christian Friendship as Faculty Development: A Narrative Account.
Phelps, Matthew P.; Waalkes, Scott // Journal of Education & Christian Belief; Autumn2009, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p125
IN THIS ARTICLE we offer a narrative account of three faculty development groups on one campus: an interdisciplinary summer reading group, a writers group, and a spiritual formation group. Grounded in the literature on Christian friendship, the narrative testifies to the development,...
- The Dialogic of Ã†lred's Spiritual Friendship.
Russell, J. Stephen // Cistercian Studies Quarterly; 2012, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p47
An essay is presented on Saint Ã†lred of Rievaulx's treatise "Spiritual Friendship." It explores the functioning of dialogue in the aforementioned treatise and the imposition of the dialogue mode on the structure and content of the treatise. It also looks into the author's association of...
- Thanks for what?
Wells, Samuel // Christian Century; 1/8/2014, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p35
This article presents the author's reflections regarding his work as a priest of the Church of England, ministering to his friend who suffers from post-viral fatigue syndrome. Details are given describing their friendship and personal history. Topics then addressed include thanksgiving, prayer,...
- Shared lives.
Wadell, Paul J. // Christian Century; 9/20/2011, Vol. 128 Issue 19, p11
The article presents the author's reflections on the importance of friendships, especially friendships which are a source of conflict and interpersonal challenge. Anecdotes are given describing one such friendship which the author has shared throughout his life, highlighting the points where...
- LA CARIDAD COMO AMOR DE AMISTAD.
MOTTO, ANDRÉS R. M. // TeologÃa; dic2013, Vol. 50 Issue 112, p21
This article tries to explain just one aspect of the thomistic conception of charity. Let us first, take into account the Aristotelian theory in relation to friendship, as it is specified in Ethics to Eudemo and in Ethics to Nicomaco. We submit to Aristotle because he is at a peak level in...
- BECOMING FRIENDS.
Charry, Ellen T. // Journal of Ecumenical Studies; Winter2015, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p117
The article discusses the use of friendship as theological framework in interfaith and inter-ideological dialogue between Christianity and Judaism, which is emphasized in the teaching of theologian Prof. Leonard Swidler. The need for a friendly understanding between Jews and Christians is based...
- Just Friends.
CONLEY, JOHN J. // America; 4/28/2014, Vol. 210 Issue 15, p32
The author discusses the difficulty of comprehending and promoting authentic friendship in modern society. Topics addressed include Greek philosopher Aristotle's theory of friendship in Books VIII and IX of "Nicomachean Ethics," the role of friendship's constitution in the political order, and...
- Can introverts be missional?
YOUNG, RACHEL // Presbyterian Outlook; 2/16/2015, Vol. 197 Issue 4, p27
The article offers the author's insights about the missionality of introverts. Topics include the power of willingness for establishing close friendships and demonstrating the Kingdom of God, the challenge of where to make friends, and the concept of missionality according to the Presbyterian...
- Friends and Lovers.
GAFFNEY, JAMES // America; 5/7/1977, Vol. 136 Issue 18, p420
The article reviews the book "Friends and Lovers," by Robert Brain.
- Running the race.
Belz, Mindy // World (0888157X); 1/11/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p76
The article offers the author's insights on the promotion of friendship and courage in the Christian community. Topics discussed by the author include the significance of prayer in renewing and revitalizing a relationship, the religious aspects of running, and the life of her friend and cancer...
- Creation and covenant in a via media position: The example of J.J.P. Valeton Jr.
Becking, Bob // Hervormde Teologiese Studies; 2013, Vol. 69 Issue 1, p1
The year 2012 marked the centenary of the death of the Utrecht Old Testament scholar J.J.P. Valeton Jr (1848-1912). He was a representative of the 'via media' approach of Dutch theology, which aimed at joining critical scholarship and piety, by avoiding the pitfalls of modernism as well as...
- Friends and Family in the Wisdom Literature.
McCreesh, Thomas P. // Bible Today; May/Jun2011, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p149
The article discusses proverbs or sayings about friendships and family life which can be mostly found in the wisdom books such as Proverbs and Sirach. In Sirach 22:21, a saying that describes a serious disagreement between friends is expressed as drawing a sword against a friend. Murder is...
- TIE WORD.
Fogarty, Daniel // America; 7/7/1951, Vol. 85 Issue 14, p363
The article presents the implications of the parable of the unjust steward to people. It cites the parable that focuses on the wealthy and young businessman who keeps on investing his money for himself. It says that people are just the businessman who just waits for the sentence of death instead...
- Receiving the Gift of Friendship: Profound Disability, Theological Anthropology, and Ethics.
Creamer, Debbie // Interpretation: A Journal of Bible & Theology; Apr2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p221
The article reviews the book "Receiving the Gift of Friendship: Profound Disability, Theological Antropology, and Ethics," by Hans S. Reinders.
- BEYOND ECUMENICAL DIALOGUE.
Hughson, Thomas // One in Christ; 2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p24
In a session on 'Dialogue Beyond the Ecumenical Movement' at Assisi 2012, Thomas Hughson and Martyn Percy explored unofficial ecumenism. 'Beyond Ecumenical Dialogue' reprises a limit in official, modern dialogues and applies a theme in Aquinas?s analysis of love to ecumenism. Aquinas locates a...
- LANDSCAPES OF ECUMENISM: A VAST AND COMPLEX REALM.
Gibbons, Robin // One in Christ; 2012, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p108
This article has a twofold aim. Firstly it examines in a personal reflection the interweaving of ecumenical activity to highlight the pastoral setting of grass roots ecumenism in ordinary life. In the personal realm doctrinal divisions are sometimes secondary to the common bonds of love and...
- Adventures in Witnessing.
Strobel, Lee // Men of Integrity; Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p33
The article reflects on Christian life and the theme of reconciliation and friendship as cited in 2 Corinthians chapter 5, verse 11-21 of the Bible, adapted from "The Unexpected Adventure," by Lee Strobel and Mark Mittelberg. Topics include personal evangelism, sharing Jesus Christ with others...
- Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters.
Boyagoda, Anna // First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life; Jan2014, Issue 239, p66
A review is presented for the book "Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters," by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith.
- Sacrament of friendship.
Weaver-Zercher, Valerie // Christian Century; 5/29/2013, Vol. 130 Issue 11, p34
The article reviews the book "Love and Salt: A Spiritual Friendship Shared in Letters," by Amy Andrews and Jessica Mesman Griffith.
- Love's Obligations.
MARTENS, JOHN W. // America; Sep2014, Vol. 211 Issue 5, p45
The article explains the Christian moral of love of neighbor, which is a theme for Catholic masses in the 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time on September 7, 2014. Topics discussed include the view of love of neighbor by Jesus in encouraging others to correct relatives and friends from their sinful...
- Mission Mississippi.
Reiff, Joseph T. // Christian Century; 3/8/2011, Vol. 128 Issue 5, p30
A review of the book "Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship," by Peter Slade is presented.
- F is for friendship.
Marty, Martin // Christian Century; 2/24/2009, Vol. 126 Issue 4, p10
The article presents a discussion of the significance of friendship as a theological concept within Christianity. Comments are given highlighting the unpopularity of the term in theological circles in previous generations and offers clarification on its nature. The religious philosophy of Anders...
- Uncovering the gems of the 'Catholic Epistles' (3):First, Second and Third John.
Stegman, Thomas D. // Pastoral Review; Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p4
The article focuses on the theological values of three catholic epistles contained in the gospel of John in the New Testament of the Catholic Bible. It mentions the First John which demonstrates God's love by dwelling amongst humans through Jesus Christ, as well as the Second and Third John...
- PHILIA AND SOCIAL ETHICS.
COWLEY, CATHERINE // Forum Philosophicum: International Journal for Philosophy; Spring2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p17
Benedict XVI's first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, treated the different characteristics of human love and their expression. The first section discusses eros and the second shows how agape provides the essential framework for Catholic charitable organisations. I will be arguing that by omitting...
- Making Peace with Ourselves.
Rose, Lincoln // Whosoever; May/Jun2009, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p11
The author emphasizes the relationship between living at peace and loving one's neighbor from a Christian point of view. He notes that loving oneself equates to loving one's neighbor based on the Bible. He mentions several questions he had asked himself related to voicing his own opinion and...
- A MODEL FOR FRIENDSHIP: AMBROSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO AELRED OF RIEVAULX'S SPIRITUAL FRIENDSHIP.
Dutton, Marsha L. // American Benedictine Review; Mar2013, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p39
The article presents an examination into the influence which the writings of Saint Ambrose of Milan, particularly his work "On Duties," had on the 12th-century treatise "Spiritual Friendship," by Saint Aelred of Rievaulx. Introductory comments are given noting the frequency and directness in...
- Marriage as Friendship: Aquinas's View in Light of His Account of Self-Love.
FLOOD, ANTHONY T. // Nova et Vetera (English Edition); Spring2015, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p441
The article discusses how the concepts of proper self-love and self-friendship provide a relevant account of marriage according to Saint Thomas Aquinas. Topics covered include friendship between husband and wife, friendship's general nature and key properties, and comparing the type of union...
- Bonds of affection.
Bader-Saye, Scott // Christian Century; 11/26/2014, Vol. 131 Issue 24, p10
The author discusses the bond that could keep people together despite their differences and disagreements. He agrees that the theological significance of affection as the least discriminating kind of love can hold people together through sharing short conversations without relying on shared...
- Unlikely: What Happens When We Set Aside Our Differences to Live Out the Gospel.
Bader-Saye, Scott // Publishers Weekly; 5/11/2015, Vol. 262 Issue 19, p55
No abstract available.
- THE EPISTOLARY CORRESPONDENCE OF SAINTS JEROME AND AUGUSTINE AND THE EXPANSION OF THE RULE OF SAINT BENEDICT FROM 66 TO 73 CHAPTERS.
Jacobitz, Gerard // American Benedictine Review; Dec2012, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p384
The article presents an examination into the format of the monastic Rule of Saint Benedict and the late-4th century correspondence between Saints Jerome and Augustine regarding the Old Testament canon. The author asserts that the expansion of the Rule from 66 to 73 chapters is an editorial...
- Friends in God: A Foundational Motif in Classical Reflections on the Divine Economy.
DOWNING, F. GERALD // Anglican Theological Review; Summer2015, Vol. 97 Issue 3, p483
A "social" model of die Trinity, warmly debated in the last century, seems to have lost influence (witness the recent Oxford Handbook of the Trinity). It is argued here, however, that far from being a modern innovation, as suggested, a "friendship" model was integral to Pauline and Johannine and...