Policy of truth

I will only sketch here the beginnings of a constructive Christian response to the false religion of violence and assault that is proving so seductive for our contemporary western culture, as for so many cultures before.

Sounds of assault

As Amy Ziering has said, campus sexual assaults are not “just a date gone bad, or a bad hook-up, or, you know, miscommunication,” but instead “a highly calculated, premeditated crime.”

The Cross, the form of marriage

The Cross is the nuptial bed on which is consummated the union of divine nature and human nature in the “one flesh” of Jesus. Nothing connotes this more powerfully than our Lord’s final “word” from the cross.

Chasing chastity

Jason Ingalls reviews Dawn Eden's newly revised "Catholic edition" of The Thrill of the Chaste.

More from Fully Alive

New essays on Scripture and Sexuality from two professors at Episcopal seminaries. And a note from Covenant's editor.

For the joy of marriage

When Christian teaching about marriage focuses primarily on the brokenness and hard work of marriage, we are throwing the baby out with the bathwater.