The Ghosts of Kyiv

By Olivia Kew-Fickus  When I was a student in Kyiv in the 1990s, I was welcomed whole-heartedly into a vibrant community of young, educated Ukrainians, friends who put up with my stumbling Russian and Ukrain... Read More...

The Fullness of Time

By Eugene R. Schlesinger   But when the fullness of time had come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under the law,  in order to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as children. (Gal. 4:4-5) The first Noel was... Read More...

Out with the Old, In with the Old

By Christopher Wells “To live is to change, and to be perfect is to have changed often,” wrote John Henry Newman, with an inter-ecclesial bus ticket in his back pocket. He had doctrinal development in his si... Read More...

The Illusion of “The Present Moment”

By Ronald A. Wells This essay is a reflection on what some have called “the sacrament of the present moment.” It is in two parts, from experiences a decade apart. It is written by a historian, not a theologian. Scene One: A Retreat in North Carolina My me... Read More...

Counterfactual

By John Bauerschmidt Philip K. Dick’s 1962 novel, The Man in the High Castle, posits an alternative history, set mostly in a Japanese occupied San Francisco after the Second World War, in which Japan and its... Read More...