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Every Christmas Carol A Protest Song
Originally Posted: 12/29/2014 - 3:34pm | Type: Blog

The trouble with how we’ve treated Christmas is we’ve screened out the Emperors, and so we’ve missed the point of the angels. I need a word of hope. In verse 1 of chapter 2 ...

Out of the Silence
Originally Posted: 12/02/2014 - 5:04pm | Type: Blog

One summer my cousin Betty and I sneaked through the barbed-wire fence of a neighbor’s orchard and ate so many wild plums right off the tree that we almost made ourselves sick. Betty was 13 and I was 9, and I ...

Texts of Terror and Wealth
Originally Posted: 08/15/2013 - 2:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martin L. Smith Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C JEREMIAH IS OUR uncomfortable and disco ...

Angels of America
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Priscilla Atkins The hospital chaplain who sits in the room of a sick child in Chicago and brings the child to God—not with words but by h ...