Infinite Beauty

Beauty cannot be suppressed, even by the Church, and Infinite Beauty, who is our living God, really will save the world.

Churches about nothing

Our Anglican Communion recently decided at its Primates’ Meeting to “walk together." This will be a difficult path: if we are to have any kind of common life worthy of the name, we have to have the “serious conversations.”

Beauty will save the world

We’ve forgotten what art is for. We need places to live, work, and worship: They are useful for us when they reflect our value as creatures of Beauty itself.

Stop being jerks about Christmas

In seminary, I learned that "We must reclaim Advent." The only way to do that is through a vicious mocking of the foolish plebeians around us who sing Christmas carols any time before 11:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve.

TV culture

In 1955, The Ed Sullivan Show was one of the most popular television programs in America. Those of us born in the age of cable, let alone the age of the Internet, can hardly imagine the cultural impact of a sho... Read More...

How hip hop saved my life

Hip hop saved me because it spoke in a way that other things did not. There are some truths I can hear more clearly when rhymed over a beat than I ever would in a book, a speech, or even another form of music.