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Why I Return to Bikram Yoga, and the Church
Originally Posted: 03/04/2013 - 1:47pm | Type: Blog

As I waited in the room heated to 105 degrees, my friend Molly looked for a sliver of floor space for her yoga mat. “I probably need a more relaxing type of yoga,” I whispered, almost apologizing for bringing ...

Anglicans Celebrate Book of Common Prayer’s 350th Anniversary
Originally Posted: 05/02/2012 - 3:37pm | Type: Blog

The Anglican Book of Common Prayer, the liturgical and literary masterpiece that along with the playwright and the landmark Bible helped shape the English language, marks its 350th anniversary this year. ...

Why Ash Wednesday Belongs Out of the Church and Out on the Streets
Originally Posted: 02/22/2012 - 11:21am | Type: Blog

We are going into public with our ashes because Jesus died in public. He didn’t die in the Upper Room surrounded only by his disciples. DURHAM, N.C. -- There is something decide ...

The Conservative Radical: An Article by John Stott
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

[Editors' note: Rev. John Stott, one of the world's most influential evangelical figures over the past half-century, died this Wednesday at age 90. Rev. [ Edi ...

The Bookends of Life
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

There's something special about the bookends of our lifetimes. I became a first-time father seven months ago and a hospice chaplain just one month past. There's somethin ...

On My Bookshelf: The 10 Books I Always Reach For
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

My office has two overflowing bookshelves, with more books stacked on top and on the windowsill. But above my desk within easy reach is a small shelf. My office has two ove ...

Flag vs. Font: Pledging Our Allegiance
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<span style="color: #000000;">"You are sealed by the Holy Spirit in Baptism and marked as Christ's own forever." (The Book of Common Prayer) " ...

Telling Stories True: An Interview with Sara Zarr
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

<em>Kirkus Reviews</em> calls Sara Zarr's third young adult novel, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0316036048?ie=UTF8&amp;tag=sojourners-20&amp;linkCode=xm2 ...

Holy Insecurity
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/economy-special-focus/"></a></p> As an Episcopalian, I attend a church where the weekly Sunday te ...