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.
John Jay Alvaro interrogates dying in our digital age.
Andrew Arndt explains why Ash Wednesday is his favorite day in the church calendar.
It is the liturgical season of Lent, week two. Lent is Latin for “spring,” the season in which life sprouts, blossoms, hatches, emerges forth. The prophet Isaiah proclaims, The wilderness and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy and singing. […]