Website Streaming Media & Podcasts Not Working…sigh

For the past few days our website’s steaming media and podcasts have stopped streaming. Our service provider is working on the problem but for now all we can do is be patient. This is a reminder of our recent post about ‘Everything is Broken‘…

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Spring Newsletter

Our Spring newsletter introduces a new series from Gil Bailie’s audio archives, Reflections on The Bible – from Slavery to Freedom: Encountering God in stories. This series was recorded in 1988 when Gil was just beginning to incorporate elements of René Girard’s mimetic theory into his work. We are making this first part of a four-part series available to everyone visiting our website in April. To receive this complimentary audio file just click on the link below and fill out the information requested in the check out page. The download is free!

In the coming months our donors and supporters will be receiving the remaining parts as downloadable MP3s, and our Sustaining Donors will be mailed the complete 4 CD set. If you are not currently receiving our monthly complimentary MP3s or mailed CDs and would like to do so please visit our Donations page on our website where you will find out how to support our efforts and receive these monthly complimentary MP3s and CDs.

Notes in the Margin:

Manuscript Update: The first draft of the manuscript Gil Bailie has been working on over the past five years is now complete. Our trusty and sharp-eyed editor has given it the once over and Gil is working through her suggestions in preparation for submitting the text to a publisher in the coming months. Of course, we hope a publisher will find the material worthy of their acceptance. When all of the details of deciding on the final title & subtitle and cover design are finalized we expect the earliest the book would be available to be in the first part of next year. There are still many hurdles to clear before then.

Education initiative: This summer, if the pandemic restrictions allow, we are planning to attend a conference of classical educators who have shown an interest in making materials Gil Bailie has produced over the years available in secondary school curricula. This potential outreach for our work is something we began thinking about twenty years ago. One of our supporters in the early 200o’s was the founder of a well respected private school who also inspired (and funded) the original Emmaus Road Initiative. Her enthusiasm for making our work accessible to a wider audience has been a continuing source of encouragement even after her passing. We have been blessed with many such friends and co-workers over the years without whose help we would not have been able to continue. Our gratitude for all who find our efforts worthy of support will never be adequately expressed in words. It is with hearts and minds filled with and motivated by that gratitude that we continue our work.

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Episode 15: The Emmaus Road Initiative – Easter In The “Meantime”

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website below and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 14: The Emmaus Road Initiative – From Self To Person

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website below and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 13: The Emmaus Road Initiative – Why Did It Take The Resurrection To Save Us?

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website below and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 12: The Emmaus Road Initiative – Why Did It Take The Crucifixion To Save Us?

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website below and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 11: The Emmaus Road Initiative – Why Did It Take The Incarnation To Save Us?

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website below and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 10: The Emmaus Road Initiative – What Is Happening In History?

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website below and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 9: The Emmaus Road Initiative – Why Are We Here?

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 8: The Emmaus Road Initiative – The Present Time

The Emmaus Road Initiative

Beginning in 2005 and continuing through 2009 Gil Bailie traveled around the country giving a series of monthly presentations and follow-up discussions for religious educators, pastors, parents, and all those committed to fostering faith and bringing it to maturity. This series of eight monthly talks (from September to May) was called The Emmaus Road Initiative.

CD Recordings and downloadable MP3 audio files of these presentations are available on our web store. We also are making them available here on our website and as podcasts.

While the traveling road show of the Emmaus Road Initiative ended in 2009 we continue to pursue new initiatives to bring our work to the world. The latest of these projects (and an outgrowth of the Emmaus Road series) is “God’s Gamble: The Gravitational Power of Crucified Love” published by  Angelico Press and available from Amazon.

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Episode 8: Revenge

This is an address given by René Girard at the Center for International Security and Arms Control at Stanford University in 1993.

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