Category: Religion and Culture

Merton Monday 25

Go, Thomas! Go! The biggest paradox about the Church is that she is at the same time essentially traditional and essentially revolutionary. But that is not as much of a paradox as it seems, because Christian tradition, unlike all others, is a living and perpetual revolution....

Boyd on Obama’s Speech

I haven’t gotten around to watching Obama’s acceptance speech yet; I’ll watch it as a podcast when I have the time, as I will McCain’s. But a Kingdom-sympathetic, bridge-building, space-spanning person like myself can’t help but raise a thumb upward for Greg Boyd’s brief comments on...

Merton Monday 22

  One of the first signs of a saint may well be the fact that other people do not know what to make of him. In fact, they are not sure whether he is crazy or only proud; but it must at least be pride to...