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Silence: Doorway to Contemplation and Interfaith Friendship

by Carl McColman

I’ve just had a new article published on the website of Atlanta’s Interfaith Community Institute. It’s called “Silence: Doorway to Contemplation and Interfaith Friendship.” In Psalm 46, God is quoted as saying, “Be still and know that I am God.” God, the Ultimate Mystery, is greater than human language, thought, or ideas. For this reason, […]

Quote for the Day

by Carl McColman

In modern Western society, many people turn away from the Christianity of their formative years because they find its truths smothered under an unreal kind of religiosity. They see that the people in the churches are not changing and becoming better, but rather are comforting themselves and each other in their unregenerate state. They find […]

Of Gods and Men: Of Martyrs for Life

by Carl McColman

Of Gods and Men, the award-winning French film about Cistercian monks who lived at the Monastery of Tibhirine in Algeria and who were killed in 1996 during the Algerian civil war, will begin showing in Atlanta next Friday, April 1. I had the privilege to attend an advance screening sponsored by Sony Pictures today. The […]

A Few Thoughts on Psalm 46:10 (Cedar Hill Blog)

by Carl McColman

Hello friends. I’ve recently written a post for the Cedar Hill Blog. Cedar Hill is a wonderful retreat center located in Gainesville, GA; I will be leading a day of reflection and renewal centered on contemplation and interfaith spirituality on Saturday, April 2. If you live within shouting distance (or, better yet, driving distance), I […]

A Taste of Faith

by Carl McColman

If you live in or near metro Atlanta, I invite you to an exciting interfaith event tomorrow, December 12, 2010, from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Great Hall of Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 2375 Shallowford Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30345. The event is called “A Taste of Faith.” It is sponsored by the Atlanta Interfaith […]

Interfaith Atlanta

by Carl McColman

If you live in or near Metro Atlanta, and are interested in joining the great conversation between persons of different religions, faiths, and/or wisdom traditions, here are a few online resources to get you started: ATLANTA INTERFAITH LEADERS FELLOWSHIP — An informal organization for bringing together persons of all faiths who share an interest in […]