Essays & Reviews

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 2:17pm

The crises that have battered the Anglican Communion have been complicated by differences of ecclesiology.

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 12:13pm

Bishop Benhase: Executive Council’s proposal will result in “further guilt, blaming, and resentments.”

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 1:12pm

“Our guidelines are woefully inadequate and naïve” on substance abuse and addiction.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 - 6:02am

New Canterbury Trail Anglicans need to be more than “not fundamentalists” or “not Southern Baptists.”

Image from the Chicago premiere of Amazing Grace, courtesy of Noreen Heron & Associates
Thursday, January 1, 2015 - 7:02am

Director Christopher Smith’s 17-year odyssey to set John Newton’s life to music.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 9:14am

Why teenagers might connect with the acclaimed 18th-century man of letters. • By David Hein

Image: A chart shows a schedule for food rationing during World War II. Image from The British People at War (Odhams Press Ltd., published in the 1940s). • Licensed under Creative Commons
Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 4:25am

TLC material from early 1942 describes the effects of wartime rationing on parish life in the Episcopal Church.

Image: “St Joseph with the Infant Jesus” by Guido Reni, via Wikimedia Commons. • http://is.gd/G13aYv
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 • http://is.gd/jIRm56
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 8:18am

Two-thirds of survey participants say we’re reconciled with God by our own initiative.