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May
15

Dialogues on hope and hellfire: St. Isaac the Syrian in Alvin Kimel’s Eclectic Orthodoxy

Dialogues on hope and hellfire: St. Isaac the Syrian in Alvin Kimel’s Eclectic Orthodoxy Insistently and unambiguously Universalist, St. Isaac believed that God’s love will conquer every rebel heart.
May
11

Dear Preacher: some friendly advice from the pew

Dear Preacher: some friendly advice from the pew Do you really want to know about the state of preaching? Ask the laity — we know better than anyone just how bad contemporary preaching is.
Mar
11

No thought for the morrow: St. Benedict Joseph Labre

No thought for the morrow: St. Benedict Joseph Labre Very few of us would be moved to emulate St. Benedict Joseph Labre's life. Even his biographer found it too extreme to propose for imitation.
Jan
19

Schools of charity? Tell me more.

Schools of charity? Tell me more. Monasticism can, and should, be a model for the "priesthood of all believers."
Jan
2

Blind justice? An exchange on Ferguson: part 2

Blind justice? An exchange on Ferguson: part 2 The chief task remains one of “squarely facing our own complicity in our condition” — to borrow the President’s phrase.
Nov
21

Quiet reforms: the Vatican and priestly marriage

Quiet reforms: the Vatican and priestly marriage Without announcement (and with almost as little notice), a Vatican reform was published in the official directory of the Holy See: it plain states that the Eastern churches in Communion with Rome may have a married presbyterate anywhere in the world they happen to be.
Nov
5

Ebola anxiety, West Africa, and the quality of mercy

Ebola anxiety, West Africa, and the quality of mercy I am only doing small, specific things that I can easily do. You too can do some small, specific things.
Oct
16

Seeking the Lord’s face and seeing his back

Seeking the Lord’s face and seeing his back On Monday, July 21, the Word of the Lord came to me. Sort of. But I only recognized him when he had already gone.
Sep
10

Caleb Congrove

Caleb Congrove is a Roman Catholic layman. He graduated from Oberlin College in 1996. His theological interests received their basic shape and orientation at Yale Divinity School, where he studied the Christian tradition and was introduced to ecumenism.

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