For the early Christians “glory” meant something much more tangible, having to do with the display of goodness and the honor and fame that attended visible, recognized excellence. Continue Reading
Puritans valued “love of the brethren” or “fellow-feeling” as a sign of spiritual regeneration, and a lack of sympathy would indicate that their social, spiritual, and political experiments were entirely in vain. Continue Reading
Our responsibility is to point beyond consent to a standard of human dignity and true freedom grounded in the image of God. Continue Reading
Tomorrow in DC several FFers and other interested parties will gather to discuss the “Benedict Option” and practical steps we can take in our lives right now to live it out. In advance of the event, participants have suggested pieces they’ve found helpful in thinking through what the Benedict Option is and what it means for our lives. What follows is a curated list of those, and other, pieces. Continue Reading
But even more than for its instructive value, Libresco’s book is nourishing in its use of signs and stories to illustrate God’s extravagant mercy at work in prayer.