The Rings of Power

By Hannah Matis Caveat lector: The series is available to stream on Amazon Prime. I will do my best to avoid spoilers internal to the series, but miserere mei as I reckon with the nature of prequels.   Ha... Read More...

The Demise of the Church Social?

By Hannah W. Matis One image from the famously bohemian Glastonbury Music Festival this year seemed, at least to me, to sum up a great deal of the dilemma we now face as a society. A poster of the globe, sur... Read More...

A Broader Anglican Ecology

The following essay is excerpted from a chapter in “God Wills Fellowship”: Lambeth Conference 1920 and the Ecumenical Vocation of Anglicanism, ed. Christopher Wells and Jeremy Worthen (Living Church Books, fort... Read More...

Imposters

By Hannah Matis Can a murderer be a minister? This is the question which haunts the eloquent, idiosyncratic exploration, The Minister and the Murder, by Stuart Kelly, of the strange case of the matricide and... Read More...

Encanto

By Hannah Matis A year ago — was it only a year ago? — Pixar released Soul, with its gorgeous evocation of an African-American neighborhood in New York rather unexpectedly intersected by souls’ transmigratio... Read More...

Lessons from Our History

By Hannah Matis It is sometimes said of the Episcopal Church that its darkest hour was its first. The eldest province in the Anglican Communion beyond the British Isles, the church in the American colonies r... Read More...