The Holy Poor in Early Christianity
Charity, Reward, and Atonement in Early Christianity
A review of Peter Brown and David J. Downs
Belief in the incarnation places suffering bodies within the realm of Christian responsibility.
What’s a miracle? How can we (frail human creatures that we are!) separate contingency—what’s possible but unpredictable, an event that seems unlikely or unintended—from miracle?
A Journey Home in Four Seasons
Even in the jagged edges of life, God’s glory shines. And we are the cultivators of this glory.
The cross is anything but a success story. Failure and disappointment are at the heart of Christianity.
Notes from the farm
By summer, the plants are working overtime. It's a wonder we don't have as many words for green as the Inuit have for snow.