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...

Theology and Occult Science

It pays to know the history of occult science in order to see that the latest science-and-religion dialogue will likely produce an occult theory. After all, occultism stands at the intersection of science and religion, being naturalistic without being materialistic. Theologians don’t always know the occult implication of their projects.

The burden of angels

A few months ago, I was in a conversation with a friend (a former classmate and now a fellow seminary professor at a different institution). She mentioned at some point that she didn't believe that angels reall... Read More...

The end repeats the beginning

The liturgy is a ritual enactment of the Last Day, a corporate enactment of our collective hope. But it also mirrors the beginning of days.

Why so serious?

The levity of the saints is a lightness that is bright with mirth, heavy with joy, thick with intention and devotion.