By Sarah Cornwell This is the second of a two-part series in which I consider what we in the U.S. may be able to learn from certain armed conflicts and post-conflict settings, and what role the Church may pl... Read More...
By Sarah Cornwell As we think about how best to address our deep divisions in the U.S., I hope to make the case for adopting more conflict resolution terminology and incorporating key findings from the considerable body of peace and conflict research. In th... Read More...
But what if heaven is not primarily a place of peace, but instead a community, created by communal participation in the divine life? Such a conception of heaven allows us to begin to imagine it as a place of communal accountability — a place where all can be welcome only because all are responsible to one another: a place of justice.
Much of the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent book is focused on reconciliation as relationships restored, or the consideration of personal factors that might inhibit a willingness to participate in such ministry.
Racial reconciliation can happen around the Communion table and in basement Bible studies, in youth-group devotions and Sunday afternoon potlucks.
In Advent, we ready ourselves to receive the kingdom of God, aligning ourselves with its ways and customs here and now, in advance of its arrival.
After the bombing, Coventry's provost did not write “Father Forgive Them,” only “Father Forgive.”