Ash Wednesday in the Street

Sara Miles is one of the most amazing voices in the church today. Read about what she was up to on Ash Wednesday — breaking down the barriers between liturgy and "real" life. It's pretty inspiring...Ash Wednesday in the Street … [Read more...]

Sara Miles is coming to Atlanta

I've just received word that Sara Miles will be in Atlanta, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, the weekend of April 12-13. On Saturday, the 12th, she and her colleague Paul Fromberg are leading a program on the connection between worship and service, from 9 AM to 2 PM; she returns to St. Luke's the following morning to teach an adult education class.If you don't know Sara's wonderful book, Take This Bread, read my review of it here. Better yet, just get the book. Her website is worth a look-see … [Read more...]

Take This Bread

Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion The Spiritual Memoir of a Twenty-First-Century Christian By Sara Miles New York: Ballantine Books, 2007 Review by Carl McColmanIf, like me, you love stories like Chocolat or Babette's Feast because of their eucharistic overtones, then you will simply adore Take This Bread, which is quite likely the most explicitly joyous eucharistic conversion story I've ever read. I'm struggling to avoid all the obvious gustatory puns: it's a feast, you'll eat it up, and … [Read more...]


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