Archives for Nov 9, 2016 @ 11:21

The Deborah Club

Review of D.W. Pierce’s The Deborah Club By Greg Taylor D.W. Pierce’s debut novel begins with the main character stepping in it and trying to cover his tracks. A case of a mistaken text recipient leads to a zany, awkward moment for a minister of a traditional church that doesn’t allow women to speak in [Read More…]

The Beauty of Grace

By Patrick Mitchel, a sketch of a public lecture by John Barclay, author of Paul and the Gift. Patrick Mitchel is at Irish Bible Institute in Dublin. John Barclay , Lightfoot Professor of Divinity, Durham University was speaking in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth this evening on ‘Grace as Free Gift: Freedom from What?’ This was the opening [Read More…]

Confessions of a Repentant Voter

By Leslie Leyland Fields We have a new president. We have much work ahead of us as a nation, as a Church. We will not move forward without looking behind. May these words of confession bring healing to us all. *Let us have compassion for one another, for we have all suffered through an unprecedented [Read More…]

Our Hope and our Politics

Somewhere overnight or this morning the eschatology of American Christians may become clear. If a Republican wins and the Christian becomes delirious or confident that the Golden Days are about to arrive, that Christian has an eschatology of politics. Or, alternatively, if a Democrat wins and the Christian becomes delirious or confident that the Golden [Read More…]