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Communion, Conflict, and our Common Home

By Anthony Clavier I was baptized in St. Thomas’s Church, Worsbough Dale, which rests on the side of a hill, a few feet from the border of the dioceses of Sheffield and Wakefield. (Alas, the Diocese of Wakef... Read More...

Every Idol Demands Human Sacrifice

By Clint Wilson These past few years of American cultural life have provided the preconditions for what could become what the Romans called a bellum romanum, an all-out war waged by one side toward those con... Read More...

What Makes Us Beautiful

By Chip Prehn I offer a beautiful thing to Covenant readers today. It is a poem by Wendell Berry. The yellow-throated warbler, the highest remotest voice of this place, sings in the tops of the tallest syc... Read More...

Martha and Mary

Adapted from a sermon given on the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost at All Souls’, Oklahoma City  By Christopher Yoder They say there are two kinds of people in the world. Robert Frost said there are “some wi... Read More...

Episcopal Ministry

By John Bauerschmidt The coincidence of this summer’s Lambeth Conference, a gathering of bishops from all over the worldwide Anglican Communion, and my 16th year as a bishop in the Episcopal Diocese of Tenne... Read More...

Longing for a Re-enchanted World:

David Bentley Hart’s Roland in Moonlight By Matt Boulter When, several years ago, I read Jean Grondin’s intellectual biography Gadamer, about the eponymous German continental philosopher, I was astonished a... 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...