Today is the birthday of Stanley Hauerwas. And to celebrate, Englewood Review of Books has collected 10 short videos of him. Because I am such a fan of the folks at ERB and Hauerwas’s work has been so instrumental in my own spiritual formation, I thought it would be worth sharing here. 10 more words
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When religion and politics travel in the same cart, the riders believe nothing can stand in their way. Their movements become headlong – faster and faster and faster. 1,041 more words
David Watson raises a point that gets right to the heart of one of my big questions. The paragraph below comes from his response to a panel on disability and theology… 192 more words
My Door is Always Open, Pope Francis with Antonio Spadaro, Bloomsbury.
Pope Francis has been described as a fresh breeze blowing through the Vatican, and although he is complimentary of Benedict XVI, the contrast with his predecessor is marked, particularly as Francis, as scholarly as he is, is not an abstract thinker, but is grounded in life experience, and in people. 529 more words