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Relational Reality | L.E. Bailey Boydston

The following is an excerpt from Relational Reality by L.E. Bailey Boydston. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. We are the very reflection of the Creator, we are free to express ourselves in any way we choose. But if we do not recognize and yield to the […]

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Talking with Mona Haydar about God, the Universe, and Everything: The Wild Goose Festival

Whew! I’m just returning from four days of fun in the sun (and rain) at the spirituality, justice, and arts oriented Wild Goose Festival in beautiful (but humid, this year) Hot Springs, North Carolina. This was my tenth time participating in the festival I helped start (nine in North Carolina from 2011–now, plus a one-off Wild Goose West in Corvalis, Oregon in […]

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A Riff of Love | Greg Jarrell

The following is an excerpt from A Riff of Love by Greg Jarrell. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Prologue: Track 01 Right now I am doing exactly what good white people teach good white boys like me not to do. I am walking alone in what […]

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Call and Response | Fran Pratt

The following is an excerpt from Call and Response by Fran Pratt. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. Litany for the Midwives From the Author:This litany was written upon a reading and meditation of the story in Exodus 1 of Shiphrah and Puah, the two Hebrew midwives […]

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Worship as Community Drama | Pierre Hegy

The following is an excerpt from Worship as Community Drama by Pierre Hegy. It’s a featured Speakeasy selection, and there are still limited review copies available for qualified reviewers. A Sunday Mass at Notre Dame of Paris Are worship services show-performances or prayers? To answer this question one has first to describe the performance accurately. Here is […]

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