Searching for Noah’s Ark: Report #120 from the Field

By Ephraim Radner Along with the many, mostly amateur, explorers who have been after the remains of Noah’s ark, I too have been searching for it over many years. In my case, it is not archaeology — a fool’s errand or not — that is at stake. The ark I am aft... Read More...

Sacrament of Maturity

By Sam Keyes Of all the sacraments, confirmation is the most widely misunderstood. Among Protestants, it often functions, at worst, as a mere coming-of-age ritual. At best, it gets described as something hav... Read More...

Aquinas as Anglican

The following short essay appears in a new translation of a minor work of St. Thomas Aquinas: De Sortibus: A Letter to a Friend about the Casting of Lots, trans. Peter Carey (forthcoming in 2021 from Wipf &... Read More...

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton

By Neil Dhingra Famously, Dorothy Day once said, “Don’t call me a saint. I don’t want to be dismissed that easily.” The writer Robert Ellsberg, who had recorded that line, noted that Day did not want to be reduced to a predictable quasi-aesthetic ideal — “s... Read More...

The Difficult Work of Fellowship

Whatever we may prefer to call it — communion, fellowship, community — it is difficult work. Let’s be honest about that.

Intramural Ecumenism

The ecumenical challenge today does not run between denominations but within denominations.