Called to Be Countercultural?

By Charlie Clauss With the Baby Boomer generation aging, it is a good time to consider the ideas behind counterculturalism. A term coined in 1960, it has had staying power as a description of critical moveme... Read More...

Hard Apologetics, Soft Apologetics

By George Sumner This reflection is really meant as advice for the Episcopal Church. It may make it more likely that I can be heard if I make it clear, here at the outset, that my idea is equally applicable ... Read More...

For the Beauty of the Earth

Hope and the Aesthetics of Ecology  One of the themes for this summer’s Lambeth Conference is ecology. We have invited authors to reflect on what they hope the bishops will take to heart and keep in mind regarding this theme as they meet. By Mark Clavier ... Read More...

Ecology’s Anglican Forerunners

By David Goodhew If the Nobel Prize had been around in the 18th century, the Anglican priest, Gilbert White, would have won it. He, alongside two other Anglicans who pioneered environmentalism, are the subje... Read More...

Christ’s Reversal of Cosmic Decay

By Jeff Boldt Awhile back I wrote about the fact that creation is a temple, and that humanity (Adam) is a priest. Now I'll look at the cosmic consequence of humanity's dereliction of our priesthood. That is,... Read More...

Dogs, Easter, and New Creation

By Charlie Clauss There is one species on our planet that seems to be benefiting from Covid-19 stay-at-home orders: dogs. There are more dogs out on walks, it seems, than ever before. Many animal rescue organizations have reported high demand for animals, d... Read More...

Mystery of Mysteries

By Eugene R. Schlesinger What is man that you should be mindful of him? the son of man that you should seek him out? (Psalm 8:5) There is a wonder in being small and recognizing your smallness. Living ... Read More...