A seasonal practice: cultivate the patient gaze to describe life as we find it.
Life of Faith
Since my son’s accident, everything I understand about hope has changed.
Steven Weisman looks at the development of the Reform movement. Jack Wertheimer focuses on the present and future.
A sneak peek at the CC staff’s Christmas gift list
Others have given up on them, but not God.
In his response to John, Jesus speaks of hope in the present tense.
On World Communion Day, I sat in the balcony. The view was stunning.
We’re religious about lots of things, says David Zahl. Just not God.
In the stitched-together story of Advent, we wrestle with each other’s certainties.
I was outraged. I wanted to burn it all down. I wanted to pray.
An incident in Germany reminded me who we all belong to.
Sometimes faith is like encountering a grizzly bear.
It’s troubling to imagine the Son of man arriving with criminal intent.
I had to make room for conversations of thanks, forgiveness, love, and good-bye.
Chess players and golfers might benefit from an early, singular focus. Most people don’t.