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A Faith to Life and Die With
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dale W. Brown The stories and words of Frederick Buechner Shirley’s Old Book Shop in Springfield, Missouri, wa ...

Angles of Vision
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Anne Wayne The subversive nature of oral history. My passion for oral history stems from the delicious ...

Where Have All the Choirs Gone?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Scott Robinson The church as custodian of culture. Debates over "appropriate" styles of music ...

Cartographer of the Soul
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Vernon The world according to Victoria Williams This is a story of community and joy; of hardship, ...

Sewing Together the Fragments
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brett Grainger Theologian Douglas John Hall's systematic approach. "Please. Would you close the ...

The Substance of Hope
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ronald Johnson Since 1991, Douglas John Hall has published three large volumes (Thinking the Faith, Professing the Faith, and Conf ...

A Window to the Sacred
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lori Erickson Father John Giuliani's Native American icon paintings. For nearly two millennia, countl ...

A Translator of Transcendence
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeremy Lloyd The religious dimension of Paul Schrader's films. Paul Schrader is a strange fish in a big l ...

One Ring to Rule Them All
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mark Gauvreau Judge The most relevant novel of our time is a 40-year-old fantasy Most of us have on our shelve ...

From the Church to the Union Hall
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Margaret Hoven David Earle Anderson The songs of working people. ...

Arias of True Devotion
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Scott Robinson James MacMillan's operas draw on liturgical roots. The odd thing about “High Ch ...

In Rhythm with the World.
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos World music: The sound of the global village. Who among us dislikes music? Sure, we ...

Corresponding with Crisis
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Forest The letters of Thomas Merton. Evelyn Waugh once suggested to Thomas Merton that, fine though he wa ...

The Mystery of the Resurrected Rabbi
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

David A. Wade Jesus provides the way of faith. It was Holy Thursday. It seemed the appropriate question: &quo ...

In Light of the Cross
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kelly Green The experiment of nonviolence. A slight, almost imperceptible call has persisted throughout the a ...

Recognizing Jesus
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Daniel Goering Ken Medema's gift of the gospel I was walking north on 15th Street NW in Washington, D.C. ...

The Braided River of Language
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Poets and their everyday art. Last winter, sitting at my kitchen table listening to Nationa ...

A Time of Trials
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Leon Howell The tribulation of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Fifty years ago, April 9, 11 days before U.S. troops liber ...

Into the Depths of the Human Heart
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Suzanne St. Yves Madeleine L'Engle's search for God 'You Canadians have a funny definition of ...

The Transfiguration of Time
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

David S. Cunningham Flannery O'Connor's disorienting fiction "Time Marches On!" proclaime ...

The Language of Love
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone A Conversation with musician T Bone Burnett T Bone Burnett is a musician’s musician. Quite acco ...

Dreams Captured in Paint
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Martha Orianna Baskin The civil rights struggle goes Cuban It is 4:30 a.m. Roosters are crowing. The courtyar ...

Wading in the Water
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Cheryl J. Sanders Three books recently published by Orbis Books together represent a major breakthrough in African-American women’s theolo ...

The Flutter of History
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Bremer Ched Myers Wim Wender's film view of angels in our midst ...

The Cherubim Phenomenon
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Hulteen The hottest subject in the religious book market these days is angels (though "souls" are quickly closing in). Angel ...

Memories of a Mentor
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brent Short The continuing influence of Thomas Merton Trying to capture someone else’s persona in words can be ...

In His Own Words
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Brent Short Merton's conversational flavor is best embodied by a series of lectures now available through Creedence Cassettes. ...

Ready for the Road
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:42pm | Type: Magazine Article

Karen Lattea Carrie Newcomer on faith, folk and fun. In a time when rock-and-rollers are playing "unplugg ...

Playin' the Pearl White
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carla F. Levenson A neighborhood theater offers community action. When 20-year-old Irma suspected she was ...

When Spirits Dance and Angels Fly
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Carlos Santana weaves a musician's tale. Let there be light Let there ...