Good Friday Is Not a Funeral for Jesus

By Bryan Owen In many parts of the Episcopal Church there’s a tradition of highlighting the mournful character of Good Friday and the agonies of our Lord's suffering. This is sometimes underscored by veiling... Read More...

The Sign on the Cross

By Jean McCurdy Meade IESVS·NAZARENVS·REX·IVDÆORVM Ἰησοῦς ὁ Ναζωραῖος ὁ βασιλεύς τῶν Ἰουδαίων שוע הנצרי ומלך היהודים. Americans don’t like the idea of a monarchy; we may watch The Crown but we do not want t... Read More...

In the Shadow of the Cross

By Neil Dhingra Imagine two friends, one Protestant and the other Catholic. Perhaps they first met in a university History of the Reformation course, much like the version I once took, which, even in a secular institution, encouraged the students to take si... Read More...

A Short Course in Suffering

By Daniel Martins  Susanne, my late mother-in-law, was a devout believer. Raised in a strict Anabaptist faith community, she left that tradition as a young adult over what she thought was an excessive legali... Read More...

Throwback Thursday: Where are We Looking?

Recent events have (or should have) shaken many of us who call the church home. Ongoing revelations of abuse and its cover up. The discovery of mass graves of indigenous children in Catholic-run residential schools. The entangled relationship between coloniali... Read More...