To insist on a narrative of forgiveness is dehumanizing and violent. It goes against the very nature of lament.
Life of Faith
What deep desire do my sourdough starter and jade clippings represent?
Cultivating a shared Christian imagination
“A lot of people want to talk about the big questions; they just don’t know how to get started.”
Three TV shows and movies that have combated loneliness and brought welcome distraction
The stories we tell about consuming our way to a healthy environment
I know one thing: there is holiness.
It takes more than isolation to make us into contemplatives.
Early on, I got caught up in the logic of the Spirit—and in the steady beat of black life.
Phillip Cary locates the heart of Protestantism in the gospel promise it reveals.
Shortly after his ordination, a home visit unexpectedly throws a new pastor in the deep end.
Those of us privileged enough to stay at home have to go back to work eventually. Will we go back to our former distraction?
It may be Easter, but lament comes more readily than alleluia.
New collections by Jeanine Hathaway and Jeanne Murray Walker
And what worship looks like when they do