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Look Up by Natalie Weaver

He said, “Look up.”  So, I looked up, and I saw the most beautiful stars.  They were like Hubble Space Telescope Images, but I could see them with my own unaided eyes.   1,010 more words

Feminism And Religion

Beginning Conversations about the Body at Ease by Stephanie Arel

A topic that continually perplexes me, both personally and professionally, concerns the connection, or harmonization if you will, between our cognitive capacities and our physical expression and comfort, between thinking and feeling. 968 more words

Feminism

Woman and Nature: Our Bodies Are Ourselves by Carol P. Christ

This earth is my sister; I love her daily grace, her silent daring, and how loved I am how we admire the strength in each other, all that we have suffered, all that we have lost, all that we know.

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A Mother’s Gifts by Dawn Morais Webster

Parvati is a gentle mother goddess. But as Kali, she also wields enormous power. The daughter of Himavan, the king of the Himalayas, consort of Lord Shiva, and mother of Ganesha, the Elephant-Headed Lord, Parvati is the embodiment of all the energy in the universe.   1,115 more words

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Trauma and the Death of the Body of Christ

Trauma and the Death of the Body of Christ[i]

When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who was also a disciple of Jesus. 

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Theology And Culture

Jesus's Ordinary Love

Every year, I find myself struck by a sense of strangeness over the Triduum: it is such an extraordinary time for the Church, and yet the days often still feel very ordinary. 872 more words

Theology And Culture

A Sickness Unto Death: Hate and Despair

As Christians continue the journey of Lent, and as a great many today celebrate Saint Patrick’s day in a tumultuous, fearful, and sometimes even hateful political and social context, I’d like to take a moment and reflect on the problem of hate.  839 more words

Theology And Culture