Water shutoffs and baptismal witness
At St. Peter's, the font beckons Detroiters to wade into freedom—while the bottled water around it brings to mind the principalities and powers.
Why I destroy books
Twice a year I take a day off to undo the work I get paid to do. This sounds batty, but it's becoming a spiritual practice of mine.
The value and limits of analogy
A narcissistic demagogue is different from a racist-völkisch one. But Trump's ideological unpredictability bears its own dangers.
Why metaphysical proofs still matter
Efforts to avoid the term proof are mistaken—both as a reading of Aquinas and as a broader claim about whether God exists.
The deep wisdom behind odd practices
Local ways are rarely senseless or stupid. It's just that a new pastor likely doesn't yet understand them as the locals do.
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