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Ecocriticism: The Possibility of Developing a Christian Eco-theology

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Spread the love           Ampat’s discourse for ‘Green Cross’, an ecological interpretation of the Bible is revolutionary. He reasons that the Bible might be seen not only as a spiritual blueprint but also as an ecological one that will restore everything to its rightful place so that in a new earth ruled, metaphorically, by Jesus and his […]


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The Fervor and Gaiety at Pushkaram Festival

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Spread the love           Pushkaram festival is an auspicious fair-festival celebrated in Andhra Pradesh and Telengana states, every twelve years. During the Pushkaram festival devotees brave various difficulties. They rush to observe the holy tradition. This year it was a mega celebration. It is believed that Maha Pushkaram, which commences once in 144 years. The next Maha Pushkaram would be in […]


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Holding the World: Action and Contemplation

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Spread the love           Amidha undertakes a spiritual voyage. She shares her personal ‘journey without’ (action) that finds resonance in her ‘journey within’ (contemplation). In contemplative silence she holds the world. What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.—Meister Eckhart  The story is told, in our family, of when I was […]


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A Simple Durga Puja Far from the Maddening Crowd

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Spread the love           Far from the madding crowd and the razzmatazz of Kolkata, where Durga Puja, or any other puja, is more about pomp and show, the reporter Mallika’s sister visited Gorjangal, on the outskirts of Shantiniketan. Here’s a report. For most of us in Kolkata, the joy of pandal hopping is enhanced manifold by the razzmatazz and several […]


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