When There Isn’t Safety at Home

By Justin Holcomb Recent quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic leaves many people vulnerable to suffering abuse when isolated in a dangerous situation at home. Many abuse survivor advocates and profes... Read More...

Post-Pandemic Ministry

By Rob Price Through the Lenten season I learned, along with many of my clergy colleagues, the new skills ministry demanded by shelter-in-place ministry: Facebook live-streaming, Zoom meetings and Bible stud... Read More...

Against Virtual Communion

By George Sumner Since the rubrics clearly prohibit remotely consecrating bread and wine, the question of virtual communion is not one which could lead to immediate action, which is for the best. We can ther... Read More...

Holy Saturday and the “Apocalypse” of Hell

By Hannah Bowman Holy Saturday liturgically commemorates Jesus’s descent into hell, or descent to the dead: an ambiguously interpreted tradition that found its way from a few obscure references in the New Testament into the Apostles’ Creed and popular piety... Read More...

The Gospel of Uncleanness

By Hannah Armidon The Old Testament was doing social distancing before it was cool. Pick up a dead animal? Forget washing your hands — take a whole bath, wash your clothes, and you’re unclean until evening. ... Read More...

Life in the Shadow of the Cross

By Elisabeth Kincaid In his sermon for the sixth Sunday of Lent in Parochial and Plain Sermons, preached on April 9, 1841, John Henry Newman describes the cross of Christ as the measure of the world, the key... Read More...