Welcome. We are a community engaging the intellectual and spiritual legacy of James Luther Adams in the great issues of our age — continuing his commitment to “taking time seriously.”

The faith of a church or of a nation is an adequate faith only when it inspires and enables people to give of their time and energy to shape the various institutions — social, economic, and political — of the common life.”

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George Kimmich Beach
The Trump regime has brought us to the brink of disastrous war.  Facing this crisis, will we as a religious community give witness to peace?  The following address is as timely and  challenging today as it was when first presented by John Howard Yoder in 1984. The text is transcribed from Yoder's James Luther Adams Read More >
George Kimmich Beach
I have asked myself, what do I make of the story of Jesus?  What does it mean, and what does he mean to me?  Seeking answers, not only about Jesus but about myself, I set out several years ago to write a personal commentary on the Gospel of Mark. Why Mark?  The book comes second among Read More >
George Kimmich Beach
Who was James Luther Adams and why is he important for those who care about the fate of liberalism—liberal religion and liberal democracy alike—in this age of anxiety?  For an answer there is no better place to begin than Adams’s own dialogues at a gathering of the Collegium Association, at Craigville, Massachusetts, in 1986.  We Read More >

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