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Life of Faith
They put us in touch with essential things that we know to be dear or wrong.
My brother’s work paved the way for many LGBTQ Christians.
“You have to be willing to accept that if you call on this saint for help and guidance, he or she may call on you for challenges as well.”
The apostle Paul’s overlooked supporting cast
We seem to want public figures with inconsequential beliefs.
Sometimes it’s boring. Sometimes it’s thrilling. Sometimes it makes me cry.
I keep secret in myself an Egypt That doesn’t exist. Is that good or bad? I don’t know. –Rumi
When my arm is stretched out and blood is trickling out of me, I find myself thinking of Jesus.
Mary has no hand to clutch or shoulder to lean on.
The Sunday I decided to tell the truth about my miscarriage.
My students and I are finding our way into the world again with Evagrius, Teresa of Ávila, and Howard Thurman.
“I love this process of searching because oftentimes, we end up finding what we’re looking for but not in the way that we imagined when we started the process—not how we originally thought we would find God.”
Kurt Piehler reconstructs the lived religious experience of the World War II battlefield.
During the pandemic, I’ve realized how much I rely on her as a proxy for my faith.