Jo-Ann Badley patterns a response to COVID-19 on John’s account of Jesus’s death.
Jason Byassee reviews Kate Bowler’s Everything Happens for a Reason, a book he says takes on evil from the inside—and laughs.
The Other Journal discusses the paintings and processes of the Korean visual artist Mihyang Kim.
Christian theologies of suffering often move too quickly to redemption, but in this interview with Shelly Rambo, she advocates a theology that remains in the ambiguous middle space between life and death, bearing witness to how trauma lingers in human experience.
A college intern interviews torture survivors for the United Nations in a refugee camp and finds herself struggling with secondary trauma.
Brigid Andrews writes about the trauma of birthing and postpartum depression.
Each spring a kind of anxious waiting sets in. I never catch it in the approach, but only after it has congealed into a distinct and concrete mood. Over the last several years, my family has suffered trauma in spring as regular as the change of the season: a life-threatening accident, a divorce, my father’s […]
Nicole Johnson offers some theological reflections from women who have experienced the trauma of miscarriage.
Pop-culture, Demons and Philosophy Recently, I enlisted a friend to see The Conjuring with me. The movie claims to be based on real events, which seems to be a standard feature for these types of films, and depicts the haunting of a family upon moving into a new home with a grisly past, yet another […]