Doctrine’s many lives

Christine Helmer’s important new book has an unusual literary feature: its titular character is killed off not once, but twice.

Dressed for the moment

The collar says something to parishioner and stranger alike: while this doesn’t have to be the most important conversation of your life, it can be.

The war against rest

Sabbath piety and sabbath politics

Christian interest in the sabbath has focused on the family, the home, and the church. Our culture’s assault on leisure, however, extends beyond Sunday.

Secret holes

Every family has more people at the table than you can see. If we set the right number of plates, we would have to build way bigger tables.


Reflections of the Lectionary

Reflections on the Lectionary

Reign of Christ

Nov 23, 2014

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