By Angela Heetderks It’s tempting, in times of scientific uncertainty, to think we have nothing to learn from Christians in the distant past. We would not wish to consult Christians from earlier eras on ques... Read More...
"The sign of the cross is a prayer."
Donne and Herbert show us what happens when we find ourselves “translated” by the Bible’s figures: our lives are transformed as they are translated into God’s mother tongue, mercy.
The Holy Spirit "speaks" through the calendar, and this becomes a proclamation of the purest sort: the kind that the "heavens" rather than the Reformed pastors "declare."