Essays & Reviews

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  • Friday, December 13, 2013

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Our Blessed Place

  • Thursday, December 12, 2013

By Amy Lepine Peterson • We recognize the spiritual reality undergirding our physical existence.

Grow into the Mind of Christ

  • Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Interview by By Richard J. Mammana, Jr. • The prayer book provides a template for a robust liturgical spirituality that is open, accessible, and possible.

The Iconic Mandela

  • Sunday, December 8, 2013

By John W. de Gruchy • Nelson Mandela is an icon of opposing evil, enduring suffering, overcoming bitterness, expressing forgiveness.

Martha, Martha, Be Still

  • Thursday, December 5, 2013

By Leonard Freeman • Since retiring, I’m not exhausted at having just finished a dozen other services this week.

Divisions Deepen in Pilling

  • Wednesday, December 4, 2013

By Andrew Goddard • This explosive cocktail will likely result in division or at least differentiation among Anglicans in England as it has in North America.

Praying with Those Who Pray

  • Monday, December 2, 2013

By Ephraim Radner • “Few meetings are the result of chance.” — Christian de Chergé, Trappist monk, who was martyred in 1996.

Chagall’s Midrash

  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013

By Dennis Raverty • What is surprising, given Marc Chagall’s Jewish background and faith, is the number of Christian themes that emerge in his work.

Trinitarian palimpsest

  • Friday, November 22, 2013

“I’ve grown attached to reading 2 Cor. 13:14 through the lens of three images, apportioning its triune blessing among them.”

Due Credit for Inklings

  • Thursday, November 21, 2013

Review by Charles R. Henery • “After I’ve been dead five years, no one will read anything I’ve written.” C.S. Lewis was quite wrong.

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