Austin Crenshaw Shelley

Austin Crenshaw Shelley is associate minister for Christian education at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia.

“You, Lord, are both Lamb and Shepherd.” So begins “Christus Paradox,” a hymn penned by Sylvia Dunstan more than three decades ago. According to notes on the hymn text, Dunstan first scribbled down the lyrics--rich with paradoxical, tension-laden images of Jesus--while she rode the bus home after a difficult day of prison chaplaincy.
April 14, 2016