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Remembering Life’s Journey

I have not seen the movie Barbie, and most likely never will. But I have two daughters who, when they were of an age that...

He Shall Give His Angels Charge Over You

All three of my children are alums of Sewanee: The University of the South. There’s a pious tradition on that “holy mountain” of tapping...

Not Learning Enough from the Past

The Spiritual Practice of Remembering By Margaret Bendroth Eerdmans, pp. 142, $16 Review by Mark Michael Margaret Bendroth’s job surely manages to be among the most fascinating and...

The Changes and Chances of This Life

By Daniel Martins Be present, O merciful God, and protect us through the hours of this night, so that we who are wearied by the...

Christian Memory and Confederate Statues: Christopher Nolan’s Tenet

Discussing Christopher Nolan’s 2020 Tenet is a lot like discussing the book of Revelation: the “text” is so complicated and apparently convoluted that you...

Way Back Wednesday: Parish Transitions, Dedicatory Plaques and the Communion of Saints

By Eugene R. Schlesinger The first time I set foot inside my parish was to clean it. Over the course of the pandemic, my family and...

We Will Remember Them

By Rosemary Kew In the small English town of Oundle, where my mother spent 35 of her last years, daffodils were planted in 1919 in...

The Season of Forgetting

We live in the midst of a season of forgetting, a time when the discipline of memory seems too troublesome, too unfashionable, too anachronistic in a time seduced by the new.

‘Given to the Glory of God’: Dedicatory Plaques and the Communion of Saints

We have all received the faith from those who’ve gone before, and we are all charged with the sacred trust of passing it along, entire and intact, to those who will come after us.

Remembering, Thinking, Imagining: Augustine, Anselm, and Rowan

Remembering the past, thinking in the present, and imagining the future all interweave.


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