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Tripp Hudgins

Tripp Hudgins is a doctoral student in liturgical studies at the Graduate Theological Unionin Berkeley, Calif., and is Director of Admissions at American Baptist Seminary of The West. You can read more of his writings on his longtime blog, "Conjectural Navel Gazing; Jesus in Lint Form" at AngloBaptist.org. Follow Tripp on Twitter @AngloBaptist.

Blog Posts by Tripp Hudgins

Posted by Tripp Hudgins 1 week 3 hours ago
I am waiting for the music to return — the sonorous graces of laughter and kitchen clinking, of bird call on the hillside. I am waiting for the music to return — the precarious arrangement of...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 4 weeks 5 days ago
Sometimes it is hard to know even where to begin. We stare at this System, this complex web of human behaviors, and the institutions erected to memorialize them, and we simply do not know where to...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 5 weeks 6 days ago
The story of Pentecost always begins with a sound; the gathering of people and a sound. So often we focus on what is being said at the time in the story and ignore all the listening that takes...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 11 weeks 2 days ago
The first time I heard the news about the 270 Nigerian school girls who had been kidnapped by Boko Haram was last Sunday. I was sitting with the rest of the band at St. Augustine's Catholic Parish...
Posted by Tripp Hudgins 13 weeks 21 hours ago
Nostalgia drives liturgical change as much as it drives musical entrepreneurship. What songs warm our hearts? What reminds us of grandmother? A song might symbolize an imagined, more perfect, time in...