Joyce Hollyday is a co-founder and co-pastor of Circle of Mercy, an ecumenical congregation in Asheville, North Carolina. She is the author of several books, including Clothed with the Sun: Biblical Women, Social Justice, and Us and Then Shall Your Light Rise: Spiritual Formation and Social Witness. She was a founding member of Witness for Peace, a grassroots organization committed to nonviolence and led by faith and conscience. She was formerly the Associate Editor for Sojourners.
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Journey Toward Joy
The Adventures of Robo-Bambi
There are many callings. Some people teach. Some people write. Some people sing operas, and some train dogs.
Receive the Mystery
Strength Through the Ages
The parallel stories of biblical and contemporary women.
A Journey With Biblical Women
We started at the beginning, with Eve.
Crimes and Obsessions
Im not sure why I turned on the television that Friday night. Mountains stand between me and most airwaves, and my old TV set tunes into only two channels.
The Nature of Things
My dog is a practitioner of nonviolent resistance. I know you dont believe this, so I will explain.
Small Reaches for Hope
I will never forget those faces. Wide-eyed. Frightened.
With Wide-Eyed Wonder
We gathered in the courtyard outside the First United Methodist Church in Brevard, North Carolina, just about dusk on Good Friday.
Dreams are the language of God, Im told. If thats the case, God has some wild ways of communicating.