Trauma, the News, and God

Part Three of Reading the News Like a Christian By Abigail Woolley Cutter My two previous posts have explored a spirituality of reading the news. I’ve noted that exposure to events far away — whether report... Read More...

Body, Broken

Violence, Trauma, and the Eucharist Content warning: violence, trauma, abuse. By Hannah King Two years ago my brother died violently. I did not witness the end of his life, but a vision of it was painted in my mind when I first heard the news. My grief ... Read More...

Trauma and the Eucharist

All the sacraments are traumatic for us. Our body is no longer completely our own, our present is interrupted by a foretaste of the eschatological banquet, and the sacraments ultimately are beyond any adequate verbal description.


The questions C.S. Lewis asked in “Transposition” are built into the structure of the new film Room, directed by Lenny Abrahamson.