News Media and Belonging 

Part 5 of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter This post wraps up a series on reading the news like a Christian. In the last four installments, I’ve written on how our information tec... Read More...

Bad News, Theodicy, and Hospitality

Part Four of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter When I am tuned in to national and global events, I can’t avoid being aware of trouble in our world. So how can I possibly go on bein... Read More...

Trauma, the News, and God

Part Three of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter My two previous posts have explored a spirituality of reading the news. I’ve noted that exposure to events far away — whether report... Read More...

Which Neighbors?

Part 2 of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter For anyone who wants to share in the burdens of others, it can be difficult to take in the onslaught of global news without despair. In ... Read More...

The Weight of the World

Part One of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter There are weeks when, even though everything is going well in our house — the kids are happy, we parents are sleeping enough — a cloud... Read More...

A Helpful, Accessible Introduction

Reclaiming Rest The Promise of Sabbath, Solitude, and Stillness in a Restless World By Kate H. Rademacher Broadleaf, pp. 213, $16.99 Review by Abigail Woolley Cutter Kate Rademacher’s Reclaiming Rest i... Read More...

The 2020 Toilet Paper Roll Ornament

By Abigail Woolley Cutter When I first saw the toilet paper ornament for sale, I smirked. I immediately thought of the nationwide “toilet paper scare” in March and the scattered shortages in hard-hit areas s... Read More...