The word contagion comes from the Latin words for “with” and “touch.”
My feet hurt. To distract myself, I'm recalling my professional failures.
Theologian Todd Billings grapples with scripture, philosophy, and his own incurable cancer.
She died in her nurse’s arms.
Death rituals used to happen in our houses. What if we brought them back?
I’m the only person he loved the way he loved me.
Jesus’ conflict, Matthew Thiessen argues, was with the forces of death.
“A lot of people want to talk about the big questions; they just don’t know how to get started.”
At a recent funeral, some churchgoers were surprised by my choice of texts.
They’re in a plastic bag in my closet.
Most of us don’t fear death so much as the process leading up to it.
Lenny Duncan’s letter is full of hope and fury, love and lament—like Paul’s epistles.
Maybe Jesus’ tears at Bethany come from more than grief.
Climate catastrophe, economic inequality, and the way we treat our dead
In their new novels, Dara Horn and Chloe Benjamin play with themes of mortality and free will.