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Living All Fifty Days of the Easter Season

I was surprised — no pun intended — to realize recently that N.T. Wright’s book Surprised by Hope turned 16 only about a month ago....

A Proper Meal

The contrast between how the hobbits eat on a mission and how they eat at home is highly significant.

This Month Shall Be for You

Esther 9:20-10:3 By Jon Jordan A little over a month ago I finished reading Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett. It is the first in a...

Easter and the Asceticism of Festivity

By Timothy O’Malley If you are friends with clergy or other pastoral workers, the first days of Easter are a time of catching one’s breath....

Making Festive Fools of Ourselves

In recent years, I’ve been on a mission to celebrate all 12 days of Christmas.


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