Sacramental time means that past, present and future can coincide. People from different historical eras can participate or share in the same event.
Marilynne Robinson's first nonfiction volume since The Death of Adam is demanding and elegant. Readers expecting a defense of theism against the new atheist fundamentalism, however, will be disappointed.
Adults underestimate children's capacity to experience God and reflect on that experience. This inhibits the gifts children and the church can bring to each other.
For the past two years or so I have begun remembering youthful dreams.
Americans have become accustomed to picking and choosing among religious traditions and practices. But some have taken religious pluralism in a deeper and more radical direction.
We could not get to Jesus without going through the origins of the two faiths that share him. Christianity and Islam disagree, but they disagree about the same Jesus.
Unlike justice or courage, happiness is perceived as subjective, even inscrutable. So what does it mean to say that a person who claims to be happy is not?
Faith, unlike religion, is ready to confess its radical incompleteness and insufficiency--indeed, its brokenness.