Essays & Reviews

Image: “St Joseph with the Infant Jesus” by Guido Reni, via Wikimedia Commons. •
Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 8:49am
Joseph’s fondest memory of the journey was that Mary sang almost all the way home.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 8:58am
“There are five core abilities that I hope to spot, whether in the rough, or in a more developed form.”
Image of Pelagius (public domain) via Wikimedia Commons •
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 8:18am
Two-thirds of survey participants say we’re reconciled with God by our own initiative.
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Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 5:41pm
Richelle Thompson: “I’m not sure that any [other gifts] are worth the gift I received last night.”
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 9:48am
If you’re stumped for gift ideas, 44 friends of The Living Church are here to help.
Image: Protest at Ferguson Police Department by Jamelle Bouie, via Wikimedia Commons •
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 5:12am
Can we find in Ferguson’s tragic story a truth that broadens our understanding?
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 5:57am
As the late Beverly Harrison once said: “Justice is the minimal face of love.”
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 12:12pm
Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s voice rang clearly in my ear: Grace must never be cheap.
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 10:13am
The last chapters of “A Brutal Unity” press further into “the spiritual politics of the Christian Church.”
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 2:36pm
George Macleod wrote that Iona is “a thin place where only tissue paper separates the material from the spiritual.”