"All things shall be well, and all manner of things shall be well" is not Julian’s blithe assertion, but a statement Christ presents to her as fact. Her first response is to ask, incredulously, “How?”
It’s not the familiar narrative: four contented Anglicans, of the higher church variety, uninterested in conversion, walking in the footsteps of Luther.
Maybe it's just me, but Easter joy has been harder to come by this year.
The third of three meditations I have written for the Center for Biblical Studies