We are God’s artifacts—beautiful, incomplete, and mysterious.
Buddhist statues and Orthodox icons aren't always symmetrical. Neither are we.
In our current political climate, the preacher struggles to say something both unifying and prophetic.
We need the prophets to unmask power’s seductions.
Intolerance won the vote, but St. Martin's witnesses to a different reality.
Self-realization is possible only in relation to a reality beyond the self.
An insight I gleaned from Ernest Hemingway rings true for the mainline church today.
People read J. K. Rowling’s books as if they were scripture. What if they were?
It's dangerous to stress that an abuser isn't all bad. It's also accurate.
What's the difference between indulgence and respite? I'd like to ask St. Teresa.
When my wife saw the concert tickets, she wept.
Need a book to replenish your political and spiritual imagination this election season? I recommend Adrienne Rich's Collected Poems.
The woman looked at me with fear, pain, and trust—all things that the church has instilled in its faithful all these centuries.
Since Charles William Eliot's future is our past, it's easy for us to see where his prophecy missed the mark. But could we do better?
There are some very important national conversations taking place these days. Few people seem to be saying anything grounded in theology.