Stephanie Paulsell teaches at Harvard Divinity School.
The Song of Songs is about cherishing everything that makes another human being distinctive. It's the opposite of indiscriminate violence.
Reviewers of the Piero della Francesca exhibit seem to want to hold the Renaissance painter's genius close but his religion at arm's length.
The journals of Merton, Woolf and others encouraged me to see my birthday as a new beginning—and to live my 50th year as a year of jubilee.
What are university churches for? Are they nostalgic relics, settings for academic rites, anomalies in uneasy relationship with schools' priorities?
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