Witness and Survival

Bp. Love's position could easily lead once again to disciplinary proceedings, turmoil in the diocese, property disputes, resources thrown to the wind, and the collapse of another diocese of the Episcopal Church.

Pastoral Faithfulness in Opaque Times

Every time is politically confused. Every culture is morally opaque. In this regard, the French cultural politics of the 1920s and 1930s are analogous to North America’s in 2018.

Quiet, modest pioneer

George A. Lindbeck’s death on January 8 brings to a close an era of extraordinarily fruitful theological work that he engaged with colleagues around the Church.

The Church as Diaspora

Diaspora is not an image of the Church. It is, rather, a historical descriptor of the Church at a given time.

The craft of suffering

The Christian experience of suffering is distinctive. “Pain without God is intolerable. Everything in our culture flows from this ‘without God’; and, in this case, pain therefore sweeps everything before itself.”