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I live in South Dakota and am a “freelance theologian” at my OMG: Center for Theological Conversation ( I'm convinced that faith and politics fuse in the call to heal, feed, forgive, welcome, offer mercy, and give hope.

Real Name: Anna Madsen

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Occupation: Theologian

Groups: South Dakota Kos

Hobbies: cooking, reading, gardening, hand quilting

Home Page:

Twitter: OMGCenter

Diaries published: 8 (266 days since last diary on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 12:43 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 16 (266 days since last comment on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 12:43 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 86

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Rick Weiland Seizes the Moment, 14 comments, 34 recommends

People Following Anna Madsen: 7

Anna Madsen's Most Recent Diaries:

What do ELCA Lutherans, Roman Catholics, Presbyterians, Episcopalians, Methodists, and UCC-ers have in common? Statements on their denominational books in support of raising the minimum wage. Yep.
by Anna Madsen
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Sep 01, 2014 at 12:43 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
In the mid-fifties, British psychiatrist, pediatrician, and researcher Donald Winnicott (1896-1971) stirred up the world of family psychology by saying that parenting styles fall along two ends of a ...
by Anna Madsen
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Sep 03, 2013 at 01:15 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
I have a long-standing affinity for heretics. When my daughter was only five, she heard me speaking about heretics, and not long after that, announced that she liked underdogs. “Why?” I asked.
by Anna Madsen
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 12:16 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
Greek has a variety of words for ‘time,’ not least of all chronos and kairos . Chronos is a period of time: a long time, a short time...clock time, if you will. It’s where we get the word ‘...
by Anna Madsen
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 03:17 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
If I were a vegetarian, and ordered the Vegetarian Delight at a restaurant, and instead received the Meat Lovers Extravaganza, I think it’d be appropriate to wave down the waiter, point out that I ...
by Anna Madsen
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 10:18 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Dear Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Yesterday, I read Jonathan Ellis’ piece in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader about your keen interest in our South Dakota Senate Race. I looked at the ...
by Anna Madsen
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Apr 29, 2013 at 12:45 PM PDT with 13 Recommends

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