Friendly Philosophers

  South Minneapolis Thursdays at 7 p.m As part of Common Ground’s commitment to fostering dialogue, CGO established the Friendly Philosophers group - a weekly discussion where the interworkings of faith, ethics, and science are explored. People from numerous disciplines and schools of thought - teachers, writers, artists, scientists, ministers and secularists- discuss the human situation and the condition of the earth and its myriad life forms. By providing space to table our various per...
Read More

Common Ground Outreach / this week / January 24th, 2015

My friend, Elizabeth Evans (I call her Bits), sent me an article in a newspaper she reads that benefits homeless people in Tennessee.  The article is titled: Outside the Prison Wall:  Why a former prison chaplain became a prison abolitionist.   Common Ground is, amongst other things, a ministry to prison folks.  This started about 10 years ago when I was struggling to make sense of my own felony. As Amanda, the chaplain, says, “… people would come in to work with prisoners, enter into relation...
Read More