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A Few Hours of Catechesis

At the beginning of Advent, one of the elementary-age children in our church walked into her Catechesis of the Good Shepherd Atrium and bee-lined...

The Notes of the Church: A Brief Catechesis

"We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic Church.” We say these words every Sunday when we recite the Nicene Creed. I’ve recently explored...

God Speaks Amid the Mess

A Post-COVID Catechesis By Victor Lee Austin Cascade Books, pp. 88, $14 Review by James Stambaugh It may have been premature in the Year of our Lord 2022...

The Wilderness Road

By John Bauerschmidt Back in the late spring, as the Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee prepared to emerge from our suspension of public in-person worship, I...

Awaiting a Superhero

By Emily Hylden On the way to school this past month, my four-year-old told me, sadly and gravely, that there were no real superheroes. His...

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...

COVID, Children, and Catechesis

By Jenny Andison When I was a young girl, my father often urged me to heed Churchill’s famous advice: “Jenny, never waste a good crisis!”...

The 10th Commandment: As Sinful as Apple Pie

Part of a series on the Ten Commandments. By John Thorpe Covetousness! Again, who ever confesses that? Thousands are guilty of it, but few will own it...

The Ninth Commandment, “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor”

Part of a series on the Ten Commandments. The Bible does not condone lying. Or does it? On the one hand, when lying is considered in the abstract,...

The Eighth Commandment: Theft for a Good Cause?

Part of a series on the Ten Commandments. By Neil Dhingra In Alex Gibney’s The Inventor, a documentary about Elizabeth Holmes, the turtlenecked and deep-voiced founder and...

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