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In Remembrance

By Iain Martin
Almighty Father, strong to save,
Whose arm hath bound the restless wave,
Who bidd’st the mighty ocean deep
Its own appointed limits keep: 494 more words


100th Anniversary of the Sinking of the RMS Lusitania

By Iain Martin

This month marks the anniversary of one of the most tragic events of the twentieth century, the sinking of the British passenger steamer RMS… 254 more words


From the Bookshelf: John 20:11-23

After being in the text for a couple days leading up to teaching , I always end my prepping by diving into what faithful Pastors, theologians, and commentators, past and present, have said on the particular text or passage. 1,614 more words

From the Bookshelf: The Graveyard Book

I’ve meant to read something by Neil Gaiman for years.

His writing advice is (in my personal opinion) some of the best I’ve ever come across, and has been my go-to when I need a pick-me-up. 1,902 more words


From the Bookshelf: Starting Again

I remember being a child, finding solace in books. I was, as Neil Gaiman has so eloquently described it, one of those feral children raised by libraries. 835 more words


Why Study God? Theology, Books, Personal Conversion, and Self-Understanding

I taught my first undergraduate theology course this past fall. Near the end of the semester, a student noted that while teaching, I always seemed to be mentioning books or theologians :-) Guilty as charged. 1,579 more words

My Life On The Way

Thoughts from Louis Bouyer and the Octave of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Word, Church, and Sacraments In Protestantism and Catholicism is a gem of a little book by Fr. Louis Bouyer, C.O. I’d highly recommend it for anyone who has a deep love for the spiritual riches present in both Protestant and Catholic traditions. 440 more words

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