Faithful responses to work, family and everyday life
This fall, C. S. Lewis's memorial stone will be unveiled in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey. Poets' Corner couldn't ask for a better tour guide.
Our congregation helped build a parish school in the West Bank. In return, Palestinian Christians stretched our understanding of the gospel.
The Song of Songs is about cherishing everything that makes another human being distinctive. It's the opposite of indiscriminate violence.
The meeting of Benedict and Francis, characterized in the media as "potentially problematic," was in fact dramatically unproblematic.
Everyone knew the family's problems, but there was never a word of judgment or even pity. The congregation was just being the church.
Stephanie Paulsell teaches at Harvard Divinity School.
Carol Zaleski is professor of world religions at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Samuel Wells is the vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London and author, most recently, of Learning to Dream Again: Rediscovering the Heart of God (Eerdmans).
M. Craig Barnes is president of Princeton Theological Seminary and author of The Pastor as Minor Poet (Eerdmans).
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