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Charles Hoffacker

The Rev. Charles Hoffacker is an Episcopal priest who lives in Greenbelt, Maryland.

Hope from Donne’s Sickbed

The Rev. Charles Hoffacker reviews Undone: A Modern Rendering of John Donne’s Devotions.

Themes in the Psalter

The Rev. Charles Hoffacker reviews Theology from the Psalms: The Story of God’s Steadfast Love.

Insight on John

The Rev. Charles Hoffacker reviews Lent with the Beloved Disciple.

Play the Fools for Him

Does any seminary, scrambling for economic survival, offer a Doctor of Ministry degree in Foolish Priesthood? Yet the Father loves foolish priests.

Faith and Justice

The Rev. Charles Hoffacker reviews Tarry Awhile: Wisdom from Black Spirituality for People of Faith.

How Our Vows Shape New Vows

The Rev. Charles Hoffacker reviews The Vowed Life: The Promise and Demand of Baptism.

Suffrages Recycled for Personal Prayer

Extracted from their setting in the daily office, any of the 12 suffrages can serve as an effective prayer form in its own right.

A Servant Who Continues to Lead

William Temple was the most influential Archbishop of Canterbury of the 20th century, yet since his early death in 1944, relatively few books about...

A Legacy of Kindness: St. John’s Church, Elizabeth, N.J.

An old parish with a young congregation, where my forebears worshiped

The Anglican Origin of the Seven Social Sins

In contrast to the seven deadly sins, each social sin recalls how our sinfulness produces a certain “without," which infects a major sphere of human existence