Essays & Reviews

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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.

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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.”

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 2:31pm

All Saints & All Souls: Here are prophets and presbyters, grandmothers and children untimely lost, maidens and archbishops.

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Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:18am

Patrick Hayes: “For average Sierra Leoneans, the timing of the Ebola crisis could not be worse.”

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