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The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves

The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves is the William K. McElvaney Professor of Preaching at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO, and a minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

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The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves

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Saint Paul School of Theology, Kansas City, MO

The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) whose primary ministry has been teaching in seminaries.

He is the William K. McElvaney Professor of Preaching, and Director of Continuing Education, at Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, Missouri.

A regional minister of preaching in Greater Kansas City, he has served a number of churches as interim minister, and earlier was pastor of churches in Missouri and Texas.

Mike earned master of divinity and Ph.D. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He's the author of numerous articles, and has published several books on preaching, including What's the Matter with Preaching?


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The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves

A Different Kind of Dream

Mark 9:2-10

Transfiguration Sunday - Year B

February 19, 2012

The Rev. Dr. Mike Graves (CC(DC))

Without a doubt, one of the most fascinating books I've read in recent years is a little book called Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman. Einstein's Dreams is a piece of fiction based in part on the life of Albert Einstein. The story goes something like this: The year is 1905, and Einstein is working in a patent office in Berne, Switzerland. He is a young man, who in his spare time is toiling over the theory of relativity, the theory of how time works and orders our world. That's what most of us do for a hobby, I'm sure. Anyway, as he toils, Einstein begins to have a series of dreams, each one a different way that time might flow. There are thirty dreams in all, each one a radically different way of looking at the world we know.

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