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God's New Creation
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. Eastertide concludes in May wit ...

Spiritual Revolutionaries
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Ard Some activists possess a certain quality that's hard to put your finger on; you just know it when you see it. They are hopeful when the situation seems hopeless, they ...

Cinema Paradiso
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C. Passion Week is a popular time f ...

A Man of Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis My dad was always one to deflect attention from himself and give the glory to God. On the morning ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 11:05am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Going Deeper Going Deeper Richard Rohr, Daniel Berrigan, Edwina Gately, Walter Wink, Thomas K ...

Walking toward Possibility
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. The word “February” comes from ...

The Revelator
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michael Borich After the olive groves at Samothrace and fog which billowed up from a green sea, the rocky sheep path an ...

The Demon Drink
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger I was haunted by the King of Beers. I confess that I did a double take. At 65 mph I sidled u ...

High-Calorie Spirituality
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Malinda Elizabeth Berry Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C. How can we live the Word if we ...

Seeking Something Bigger
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone This generation does not fear the sacred nor bow to the secular. Nearly every semester I teach ...

Songs of Quiet Hope
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate This day is filling up my room, Is coming through my door. Oh, I have not seen this day before. ...

The Stumbling Block of Healing
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 5:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dee Dee Risher We pray for God's miraculous intervention. So why are we surprised when it comes? Last Mar ...

To 'Kiss The Sky'
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Kate Bowman Johnston 'Pop music possesses the power to transport the human spirit.' In a 2005 Rol ...

Faith: Not a Private Practice
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:52am | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate New Community Covenant Church, Chicago. Faith: Not a Private Practice ...

Participating in the Divine
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Dale W. Brown Ron Hansen talks about stories, faith, and being a 'Christian writer.' P ...

Road Tunes
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Music for the journey Road Tunes Linford Detweiler’s extraordinary pian ...

Tapping the Groundwaters
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Finding the Other in word and song. Tapping the Groundwaters Given what’s ...

The Bush Doctrine
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis If the war in Iraq is the 'practical' expression of George Bush's theology of liberty and freedom, the world is ...

I Yam What I Yam
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum I Yam What I Yam It' It’s spring training time for major ...

Beyond 'Certitudes and Order'
Originally Posted: 04/09/2013 - 11:40am | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Rohr The vatican's management problem. I am told that Karl Rahner, the German Jesuit t ...

Fallen Creatures in a Fallen World
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Darren Hughes The films of John Cassavetes. Superficiality is the curse of our age. ...

A Handbook for Despair
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh A review of Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, by Ann Lamott A staple of storytell ...

The Sense of Touch
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In Jesus' life, touch was vibrantly political. Elias Canetti opens his ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 07/28/2014 - 9:47am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Economic Oppression Economic Oppression In There Shall Be No Poor Among You: Pove ...

The People Of The Books
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:14pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phyllis Tickle The written word isn't going away anytime soon, and religion's effect on the publishing industry is part of the r ...

The Story Preceded Us
Originally Posted: 08/29/2014 - 10:59am | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum An interview with Paul Elie on faith, writing, and the "School of the Holy Ghost." ...

Shepherds in the Dark Night
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Mirabai Starr Spiritual leaders gently guide bereaved souls through the holy land of grief and loss. ...

Holy Warrior Nuns, Batman!
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

David A. Wade Comic books take on the world of faith and spirituality. Before Neil Gaiman beca ...

Getting Our Gaze Back
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Is daydreaming a dose of self-medication in a data-processed world? My office window faces ...

My House, At Last, Grown Still
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Into the formless void comes the "night of the spirit." It is three in the morni ...

When Is It Okay to Joke?
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Wendy Doniger The ability to laugh, we know, is vital. To do so in the midst of terror and anxiety is even more important. ...

Being John the Baptist
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger What follows is an imprecise, and likely inaccurate, interpretation of the prologue to the gospel of Mark. ...

Digging up Franco's Bones
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 10:51am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Is breaking the silence always a good thing? For more than 50 years, Isabel Gonzalez, 84, h ...

Reinventing a Religious Self
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 10:54am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrea Jeyaveeran I don't usually read memoirs. There are just so many of them out there, and the whole genre seems to have become s ...

Road Trippin'
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 10:45am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Are we there yet? Here are answers to some of the Frequently Asked Questions about travelin ...

Let My Pharaoh Go!
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested Just when I become practiced in the art of waving my fist and demanding my rights, I get a divine yank. ...

Revenge or Mercy?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested The last time Jake saw his mother, he spit on her. My best, and worst, feeling is regr ...

Eyes Wide Open
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nancy Hastings Sehested "You don't know what it's like to have a husband, small children, and a congregation. There's ...

Emancipatory Spirituality
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Weaving social engagement and spiritual practice. One of the most interesting discussions during t ...

An Unexpected Merton
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Forest The Trappist's voice continues to resound. It comes as a surprise to discover that in the Orth ...

It's the Real Thing
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Notes from a new generation Responding to the tragedy at Columbine High School, educa ...

Four Spiritual Laws of Gen X
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Rocky Kidd Little Calumet Christian Fellowship is the first Mennonite church in North America to intentionally form a Generation X congre ...

Spiritual Improvisation
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:34am | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos John Coltrane's quest for freedom. Some things are still worth celebrating. Dou ...

Dangerous Spirituality
Originally Posted: 06/19/2014 - 1:56pm | Type: Magazine Article

Vincent Harding "You have not come to hear a detached, scholarly lecture about the two powerful figures who are on our program. I am ...

A Spirituality of Ecology
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joe Nangle Put aside the Holy Scriptures for a while and read God's first revelation—nature itself. Such was the advice offered some ...

Celebrating Creator and Creativity
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Vernon Greenbelt is no melting pot; rather, more than a rich stew, it is a smorgasbord of spiritual, cultural, and personal experi ...

Echoes of the Big Song
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:33pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rosemarie C. Sultan Fiction and the search for God. What does Sandra Cisneros have to say about faith? How mig ...

Spirits of the Age
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 10:49am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Walter Wink's Unmasking of Powers Before his death, William Stringfellow ha ...