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Kenneth Roberts, American

By John Bauerschmidt Literary fashion comes and goes, even in the more resilient popular sphere, and can deal unevenly with novelists. Kenneth Roberts, who died in 1957, is a case in point. Roberts wrote eig... Read More...

Reading Esther and Ruth in Tandem

Esther 1:1–2:23 By Sarah Puryear This week in the Good Book Club, our reading plan moves from the story of Ruth to that of Esther. These two books are often paired with each other because they are the only ... Read More...

Living as Salt & Light

By Bryan Owen I had the good fortune of growing up next door to my grandmother. Her name was Lily Pearle. Does it get any more Southern than that? Grandmama’s house was a refuge whenever I needed a getawa... Read More...

Summing Up Benedict XVI

By Victor Lee Austin The earthly life of Pope Benedict XVI has come to an end and his body has been committed to its resting place. As with any death, one wonders what this particular life was all about: wha... Read More...

A Tiny Pantry Becomes a Blessing Box

By Kristine Blaess In 2020, one of our young members proposed his Eagle Scout project — a tiny pantry on the church grounds like the tiny free libraries that have sprung up. Volunteers would supply the pantr... Read More...

He Shall Give His Angels Charge Over You

By Daniel Martins All three of my children are alums of Sewanee: The University of the South. There’s a pious tradition on that “holy mountain” of tapping the roof of one’s vehicle upon exiting the gates of ... Read More...