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The Self-Portrait of the Holy Spirit

It’s an old puzzle in Christian God-talk and prayer. “Father” and “Son” come preloaded with images and associations; “Spirit” feels a little harder to grasp. Sarah Coakley’s book God, Sexuality, and the Self: A... Read More...

Jesus Christ in the Old Testament

By Jeff Boldt Between Easter and the Ascension the risen Lord appeared to two disciples on the road to Emmaus. Famously, they didn't recognize Jesus, which is all the more incredible given that one of them m... Read More...

Passing Through the Waters

This is the fourth and final part of a series. Part one, part two, part three. By David Ney When you pass through the waters, I will be with you. — Isaiah 43:2 There are two cups in Scripture. There is, o... Read More...

A Time of Plague

Part Three in a series of Lenten meditations. By David Ney Let me fall into the hands of the LORD, for his mercy is very great. — 1 Chronicles 21:13 Where are we? We are here. Here is a time of scatterin... Read More...

A Time of Scattering

This post continues a series of Lenten reflections. Part one is here. By David Ney I saw all Israel scattered on the mountains, like sheep without a shepherd. — 2 Chron. 18:16 Where are we? We’re here. ... Read More...