Zacchaeus's daily life as a tax collector was reduced to the symptoms of his society's sickness.
Naaman's servants' question cuts and burns.
People achieve different milestones, in different orders. Can churches celebrate this?
Nations as well as individuals need to look in the moral mirror in order to stop deceiving ourselves.
Even in the secular imagination, dying has become a vocation.
I should have known better. Grandma had nine decades under her belt of doing things her way.
Other people have the things I want, and they seem fine.
In Athens, the apostle bears witness—and doesn't try to be cool.
The Gospels show Jesus as prophet, teacher, and miracle worker. But most intriguingly, they depict him as a storyteller--one who could not only draw a crowd but keep it riveted.
After the global meeting in Crete, conciliarity and orthodoxy hang in delicate balance.