On Plagues and Temples

By Paul D. Wheatley Then one of the four living creatures gave the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath of God, who lives forever and ever; and the temple was filled with smoke from the glory of G... Read More...

Uncomfortable Genealogy

By Richard Mammana The Yankee is comfortable in his complacency about racial inequality in the United States, imagining himself unsullied by the slaving stains of American history. I was such a one until I b... Read More...

CHANGE … A Requirement to Defeat the 2020 Pandemic

By Alicia Hughes We are nearing “Senior Season,” a time in the U.S. where there is a flurry of activity to celebrate the culmination of secondary school careers, with proms, graduations and parties. We likewise look forward to college graduations and hoodin... Read More...

Death is Staring Us Down

By Cole Hartin People will tell me that the reality of death so far exceeds the thought that when we actually get there, all our fine fencing amounts to nothing. Let them say so: there is no doubt whatsoever t... 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. Having your period? Anything you touch without was... 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...