Who is the Lord of Israel?

Jesus not only stands among his disciples and the crowds; he also somehow stands above and beyond history.

Anglicans on the Wittenberg trail

It’s not the familiar narrative: four contented Anglicans, of the higher church variety, uninterested in conversion, walking in the footsteps of Luther.

Cruciform Epiphany

One way of picturing the church calendar is as an unspooling thread, with each loop expanding the last. But this year, I’m pondering the complementary, and in some ways more elusive and profound, truth.

From chapel to classroom — and back again

One of the things I love about teaching in a seminary is how easily I can make connections between various subjects of study. One can see why our forebears bequeathed this institutional model to us.