By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Television reporter Judith Valente’s first visit to Mount St. Scholastica Monastery in Atchison, Kansas, was supposed to be a routine speaking gig at a retreat center.
We may not think of ourselves as idolaters. But lack of awareness is no adequate assurance that other deities haven’t set up shop in our lives.
By Daniel Muth • If God is good, how can there be evil? To many a modern mind, it is the great atheist “gotcha!”
The Nov. 24 edition of The Living Church is available online to registered subscribers.
By Daniel A. Westberg • Health is a self-evident good, with clear benefits for both the individual and the whole of society.
New Westminster nominees include two U.S. natives, a British-Canadian serving in Massachusetts, and a priest from New Zealand.
By S.L. Woodford • “I can’t believe I lost my mother this morning,” I type.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • “An old church has the feeling of a place where God has met his people for a long time.”
By Randall Balmer • Fr. Stanley White detected in Matthew Fox the same blend of mysticism and Pentecostal fervor that he sought to emulate.
WCC presidents promote ecumenism and interpret the work of the ecumenical council.