Emily Scott had an idea: what if young adults got together for a weekly agape feast? Soon St. Lydia’s was born--but Scott was not ordained.
Seekers often want Christianity to be a set of ideas one knows to be true, or at least to provide a feeling of certainty.
Last month’s bank settlement was little more than a slap on the wrist. But Americans are finding ways to hold banks accountable.
As a graduate student, my father visited the Abbey of Gethsemani. His experiences there entered him in some permanent way.
My wife and I used to visit a bookstore at least once a week. We can’t anymore, unless we drive 20 minutes to the now nearest one.
The risen Christ does not rebuke Mary for her error. He seems rather to enjoy the occasion of her surprise.
Jay Rubenstein offers a lively and well-researched history of the First Crusade. He has a gift for making thousand-year-old history both exciting and relevant.
The Common English Bible boasts that 120 scholars worked on it. The Kingdom New Testament was written by one (brilliant) guy.
The Gothic The Woman in Black, based on a Susan Hill novel and set in turn-of-the-century England, is so terrifying that it feels like a classic of its type.
It takes a tremendous amount of delicacy and tact to pull off a movie about 9/11 without making the audience feel it's been strong-armed. Stephen Daldry's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, based on the Jonathan Safran Foer novel of the same name, puts you through the wringer.