Jesus’ words in the Gospel today reveal how Peter and John would die, but also how the disciples provided patterns for two different states of life: the active and contemplative.
I’ve been tracking the reaction to Bishop Daniel Martins’s post “Jesus, Mel Gibson, and the alpha issue,” posted on Monday. It has provoked a number of people to articulate some kind of alternative theological space.
In those PhD years, I think I learned a number of things about structure, sin, silence, and solitude.
What do The Originals, 3rd Rock from the Sun, and Infinity Blade have in common? Gregory of Nyssa, apparently.
Is masculinity "in crisis"? If so, a new wardrobe, new alcoholic beverages, and a pretense at having manual labor bodies isn't going to fix anything.
For the past several years, I've committed myself to reading passages from the Church Fathers during the Daily Office. Here is one such reading.
It’s hard to believe the Covenant relaunch happened a little over a year ago. But we’re here to stay, and we pray that God will use our humble efforts in the renewal of his Church and its common life.
We bear the weight that surrounds us in the daily trappings of life: waking, sleeping, eating, drinking, working, concerning oneself with the plight of one's neighbor. These things are a joy at times, but at others they sit heavily across the shoulders.