It was our job to be that something.
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It’s possible to stop believing, but we can’t live without trust.
The philosopher’s call to attention reminds me I’m making a difference.
We’ve become convinced that speaking is the most important thing we can do.
It’s easy to love what’s beautiful.
Akram al-Waara sits in a refugee camp and makes art—out of tear gas canisters.
Our cost of living is about far more than the price of essential goods.
What if God longs for freedom as passionately as I do?
I cannot begin to imagine anything queerer than the doctrine of the Trinity.
Climate change will have religious consequences, especially in the Global South.
Oddly enough, some of the best TV shows about clergy come from secular Europe.
I recently came across a record by 1960s Episcopal priest and jazz musician Robert Owen.
In the Christian imagination, the two rightly go together.
After each service, I sweep up the dirt, specks of plastic, and tendrils of hair.
At a workshop, I was asked to list my failures. The experience has stayed with me.