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Jan
29

Why we need an Anglican “Dear Prudence”

Why we need an Anglican “Dear Prudence” Advice columnists began to be popular in England right at the time that rigorous religious practices of casuistry were declining. Casuistry provided a common language regarding moral issues that spanned ecclesiastical and even denominational divides.
Dec
21

New child, new dissertation, new holiness?

New child, new dissertation, new holiness? I began working on my dissertation proposal about two weeks before my daughter’s birth. My dissertation is now one chapter old and my daughter is seven months.
Nov
13

9 pieces of advice for starting a new children’s ministry

9 pieces of advice for starting a new children’s ministry When I married a priest, I cut a deal with him. “No children’s ministry,” I made him swear. “Not now, not ever.”
Feb
26

Notre Dame, theology, and cultural poverty

Notre Dame, theology, and cultural poverty The University of Notre Dame is looking at eliminating one of the two mandatory theological requirements for its undergraduate students. But why should this matter to readers of Covenant?
Dec
23

Advent anticipation

Advent anticipation This Advent has been different. The early push to Christmas decorations in the mall and the early rush to Christmas music on the radio grated, if it is possible, a little bit more.
Oct
15

The next culture war?

The next culture war? What are the beliefs that are so integral to our faith that we must act upon them, even in the face of laws that allow no room for religious exemption? What are the convictions we hold in common that we can act upon together, even in opposition to the cultural consensus?
Aug
27

The rotten fruit of ‘niceness’

The rotten fruit of ‘niceness’ The problem is that a gospel of niceness provides little support for the true terror and tragedy of life. It doesn’t stand up to death, loss, failure, and the reality of other people’s sinfulness and our own.
Sep
10

Elisabeth Rain Kincaid

Elisabeth Rain Kincaid is a doctoral student in moral theology at the University of Notre Dame. She lives in La Porte, Indiana, with her husband, the Rev. Thomas Kincaid.

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