Steven G. Ogden writes about the seduction of power.
Devin Singh discusses the God in our wallets.
Richard C. Goode calls for an ekklēsia of “crappy citizens.”
Angela Alaimo O’Donnell riffs on Flannery O’Connor’s fandom of Thomas Aquinas.
Angela Alaimo O’Donnell riffs on Flannery O’Connor’s fandom of Dante Alighieri.
Jill Bergkamp reflects on the voice of the voiceless sōkhenet, the bed companion of King David’s old age.
Jo-Ann Badley follows Mary through John’s Gospel, grieving and rejoicing in the hour of her Son.
Matthew Lee Anderson writes of Bach’s Mass in B Minor, the ascension, and why Christ’s redemption leaves us free to be sad.
Cabe Matthews suggests that Lent is a practice for people who are just trying to become Christians.
Jessica Tezen reflects on the pulpit as a sign of power.
Kate Roberts reflects on the process of processing loss through linocuts.
Lauren Frances Evans contemplates the significance of the placenta and the creative act, examining her role as artist, mother, and person of faith.
Andrew Arndt describes how Fleming Rutledge’s Advent takes us back to the soul of this critical and peculiar season.
Jason Byassee reviews Kate Bowler’s Everything Happens for a Reason, a book he says takes on evil from the inside—and laughs.
John Schweiker Shelton reviews Undomesticated Dissent by Curtis W. Freeman.
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