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Why Is the Resurrection Good News?

If, come Easter morning, a preacher mounted the steps of the pulpit and proclaimed, “Hitler is risen!” I doubt that anyone would reply, “He...

Figural Graffiti

With apologies to W.H. Auden  Everything within creation Speaks of Jesus’ Incarnation. Likewise too, his saving Passion Is shown forth in all that’s fashioned. The Word God spoke before...

The Political Soul Possessed:  A Warning Against Election Idolatry

Upon my life, the tracks have vanished, We’ve lost our way, what shall we do? It must be a demon’s leading us This way and that around...

Handel’s Messiah and the Revelation of Christ

I grew up with music everywhere. I began playing violin at the age of 5, and sang in quite a good church choir as early...

Who Jesus Is, and Why That Matters for the Church: Remembering Carl Braaten

Carl E. Braaten (1929-2023) was blessed with a long life, and was an active theologian for most of it, even up until a few...

Frustration: Good for the Soul?

I lost my keys this past week in a rather mysterious fashion. I arrived at work with them in hand, using my fob to buzz...

Mystery and Objectivity in Christian Unity

Fr. Matthew Olver, in his essay “Unity’s Fire,” gives us a powerful account of why the question of Christian unity stands central to the...

Jacob’s Ladder for Christians: A Meditation Upon the Seven Sacraments

By Jean McCurdy Meade The founders of the monastic movements of the Middle Ages often used the metaphor of a monastery or convent as an...

On Reading the Exodus Plagues as a Christian

Exodus 8:1–10:11 By Joseph Mangina If the book of Genesis is all about life — creation, fecundity, promise, blessing — then the book of Exodus is...

“When I Use a Word”: Humpty Dumpty on Evangelicalism

By Charlie Clauss When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean...

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