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...

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. And here is, among other things, a time of scatter... Read More...

Here

By David Ney The LORD came and stood there, calling as at other times, “Samuel! Samuel! Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening — 1 Sam. 3:10 It is incumbent upon us, in this season of Lent, ... Read More...

The Way of Love: Learn

Part of a series on The Way of Love. By Paul D. Wheatley Then he said to them, “These are my words that I spoke to you while I was still with you — that everything written about me in the law of Moses, the ... Read More...

A Scriptural Liturgy

By John Bauerschmidt In his book, The Love of Learning and the Desire for God, Jean Leclercq offers this reflection on liturgical worship: All the delicacy of liturgical poetry comes from the free and harmonious use it makes of the sacred words: the groups... Read More...

Confronted by the Word

By Jonathan Turtle It is undoubtedly the case that exposure to the Bible — hearing it, reading it, praying it, meditating upon it — is central to the Christian life. Anglicans, of all people, heirs to the Th... Read More...

A Lesson from Winnie-the-Pooh

How to Engage Children with Scripture  By Sarah Puryear At six years old, my son is squarely in a Winnie-the-Pooh phase, which makes my husband and me very glad since we love those stories ourselves. Introd... Read More...