Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 2: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘Til It’s Gone

Without tradition to protect us, our bodies become subject to the dynamics of the market.

Responding to What Is a Woman?, Part 1: It’s Too Simple for Words

The categories of male/female and man/woman are simply too ancient and fundamental to be tampered with without consequences.

1982 vs. 2022: Greed vs. Giving

In 1982, the era hadn’t decided to be known as the decade of greed yet. There was still a choice open to the culture: to better the world by giving and supporting others, or to greedily make oneself rich.

The Dead Do Not Forget: Advent as the Practice of Penitence

Advent was historically preoccupied with the second coming of Christ and focused on the last things: death, judgment, heaven, and hell.

“We Have Something That Needs to Be Told”: An Interview with Stephen Atherholt, Lead Actor in I Heard the Bells

Stephen Atherholt plays poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in the film I Heard the Bells.

Cole Burgett’s The Lost Son: The Horror of an Unabsolved Homecoming

An homage to classic horror radio plays, this limited audio series asks, “What if the father had rejected the prodigal son upon his return?”

“Mark the Music” and the Dance: A Meditation on Cosmic Joy

Creation was made to love, and through love one lives his or her life, dancing in harmony with God and nature.

I Got Richard Pryor’s Help Moving

Moving provided humorous distraction, while reminding me that some also have to deal with the demon of discrimination while relocating.

Why Kanye’s “White Lives Matter” Provocation Is Wrong

Messages need to deal in facts and the consequences of history—two things Ye is willfully and utterly unconcerned about.

Call for Features: Consumerism and Materialism

We’re currently looking for feature articles to fit the themes of consumerism and materialism.

Casting Out Devils from D&D

D&D gives you practice in being a good neighbor.

Amish Christian Romance and Unread Books

When we tried to force a change and remove the Amish romance novels, everyone lost.

Knocking on Heaven’s Door: Finding Eden within Time

True joy that brings contentment resides here with us, right now, in this very moment.

Appropriating Jewish Religious Symbols May Not Communicate What Christians Think It Does

Blowing a shofar at a Christian prayer meeting may not be the compliment some Evangelicals and Charismatics think it is.

The Great Wave off Kanagawa: Foreign Yet Familiar

By taking foundational points from two cultures, Hokusai provided access for both societies to feel comfortable while exploring the foreign.

“It’s an Old Song, and We’re Gonna Sing It Again”: Hadestown, Sir Orfeo, and Music for the End of Time

There is indeed an affinity to the classical pagan tale in Hadestown, one that tells us much about our own day—especially when compared to the medieval poem Sir Orfeo.