Do I consider myself a Christian?
I know one thing: there is holiness.
The relics in Jerusalem didn’t move me. Why?
For some reason, I couldn’t find the holy in the holy rocks everyone else was venerating.
by Amy Frykholm
Reading evangelical history with one eye closed
Frances FitzGerald gets the religious right wrong—along with the evangelical tradition generally.
The feminist Bushnell
Katharine Bushnell was a reforming whirlwind who left the mission field to campaign for temperance and against the sex trade.
H is for holy: A theological dictionary
Dreaming in Joppa: Acts 11:1-18; Psalm 148
Many Christians can name the hour and the place of their salvation. For me it was answering not one but two altar calls at Billy Graham crusades in the 1960s. For Reinhold Niebuhr, who was asked if he could name the time and place of his salvation, it was “2,000 years ago on a dusty hill named Golgotha outside Jerusalem’s wall.”
Dust to dust: The holiness of ashes
I am more at home with the ashes of Lent than with the perfect lilies of Easter.