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Greg Carey

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Posted by Greg Carey 14 weeks 4 days ago
Easter Sunday marks the holiest, most exalted moment of the Christian year. In Easter services all over the world, trumpets and organs blast. Flowers transform churches with their brightness. Worship...
Posted by Greg Carey 20 weeks 4 days ago
Is Eve all about sex? Or might she want something else? Our popular imagination turns Eve into a receptacle for one set of our fantasies. Our fixation on Eve’s sexuality causes us to overlook the...
Posted by Greg Carey 38 weeks 4 days ago
I probably shouldn’t admit how much I like Halloween. I’m too much of a slug to deck out my house, I rarely wear a costume, and I haven’t been to a wild party in years, but I love the excitement...
Posted by Greg Carey 50 weeks 4 days ago
It all sounds so… demanding. Sell your possessions and give to the poor. “Be dressed for action." Imagine yourselves as slaves who remain ready for their master’s return — not knowing when it might...
Posted by Greg Carey 1 year 15 weeks ago
My Uncle Norman fought in Europe during World War II. An artillery observer, he didn’t return with many “heroic” stories to tell. When I was little, he would roll out some souvenirs from the war, and...

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I AM GRATEFUL for Ann Monroe's reflection on Jack Miles' book, God: A Biography
("Honest to God," May-June 1998).