The February 23 issue of The Living Church is available online for registered subscribers.
Review by Leonard Freeman • The main characters in American Hustle are not saints, but they could be first cousins of Abraham and Sarah, or Rahab.
Review by Joseph Goldkamp • Stephen Dykes Bower worked in the Gothic Revival vernacular favored at the end of the 19th century in Britain.
St. Paul’s Church, Baltimore, has completed an interior painting and lighting renovation.
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • The Rev. Margaret Rose: “It’s taken a long time for people to say, Oh, I think I’ll apply to that parish.”
By Federico Serra-Lima • On December 6, 1273, St. Thomas Aquinas put down his pen, never to pick it up again.
By Jeff Walton • Bishop Bill Atwood: “In every case new life is fragile and vulnerable. God’s agenda is life and we are his.”
By J. Scott Jackson • “We like to think we choose mission,” Douglas Fisher says. “But I think mission chooses us.”
By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Episcopal congregations in northeast Massachusetts are helping at-risk youth find their way to success through the arts.
By Robert W. Jenson • Cardinal Ratzinger used to say that overcoming the Church’s divisions would require a great intervention of the Spirit.