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Sacramental Discipline

By Sam Keyes When the news came that Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone had barred Speaker Nancy Pelosi from Holy Communion, I wondered how quickly Episcopal bishops...

Hot Takes on Abortion Are Making Us Stupid

By Jonathan Mitchican The United States Supreme Court’s recent decision not to stop a Texas law that bans abortions after six weeks from going into...

Critical Race Theory: Understanding the Real Threat

By Eugene R. Schlesinger A bit over a year ago, America watched a man be murdered by the police. George Floyd’s murder was preceded, of course,...

The Virtues of Professional Wrestling

By Neil Dhingra In terms of book-length philosophical studies of professional wrestling, Douglas Edwards’s thoroughly enjoyable Philosophy Smackdown (2020) claims to be “the first of...

Conservative Cradle Episcopalians

By Margaret Will Covenant published two articles on public figure Tucker Carlson in 2017 and 2019. Both examined his conservative Republican visibility in the left-leaning...

Common Objects of American Love: Augustine and the Inaugural Address

By Mark Clavier I admit that I occasionally can be a theological curmudgeon. I say this not to boast nor even to excuse myself since I’m...

Comfort Food

Mark 6:30–8:26 By Eugene R. Schlesinger With these verses we approach the mid-point at the Gospel of Mark, where Jesus will ask his disciples, and, by...

A Christmas without war: Power and hope at the end of Christmastide

By Esau McCaulley This year there was a noticeable lack of emotion related to the supposed “War on Christmas.” We all know that “war” might...

What Is There to Talk About?

By Philip Turner Shortly before the recent election’s results were settled, I posted a short piece noting the extent of our divisions and the depth...

God is Now

By Chip Prehn The season of Advent is full of warnings, but in A.D. 2020 there is a diffuse perfume of apocalypse in the air. ...

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