When worship is the main event
In a culture of personalized weddings, is a very liturgical ceremony simply the church nerd's niche? Or might it function as a corrective?
When my parishioner got ordained online
I realized that she wasn't looking for my help finding a way out of officiating her friends' wedding. What she wanted was my blessing.
Anthropologist Tanya Luhrmann
“When I started out I was focused on whether God was or was not out there. Now I am much more comfortable with ambiguity.”
The value of what we can’t comprehend
In science, when negative data isn’t reported, the result is a silence that silences. A life-saving drug or a new discovery may be missed.
Christianity in five objects
A story of Christian life is incomplete if it ignores material things. If we reorient our gaze, we can see faith through embodied practices.
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