Friendly Philosophers

  South Minneapolis Tuesdays 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 pers...
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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.   As Amanda, the chaplain, says, “… people would come in to work with prisoners, enter into relationships, build community, and be overwhelmed when what they found was love, underst...
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