Can followers of Christ speak the “whole language” without considering the entirety of the very language of Jesus that makes us whole? A review of Fr. Gregory Boyle’s book, The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness.
As house prices rise across the country, many are left wondering why. Which of these factors are temporary from the pandemic, and which are long-term?
The restitution of the gospel fullness through Joseph Smith has made waves for nearly 200 years now. Two important new texts spark a meaningful conversation about the scope and meaning of this restoration – and the nature of the God who ushered it in.
With so much around us that is disheartening, taking a moment to relish memories of courage, bravery, and sacrifice can be uplifting for any of us. Here’s one you really need to hear —from a new book coming out this week.
This month we feature passages from Tolstoy on the struggles of the spiritual life and David Brooks on
the importance of building moral character.
This month, passages about the most potent moral figure in Western culture, the influences on Augustine,
and the enduring wisdom of the prophet Jeremiah.
This month, passages on the unending quest for knowledge, what we should pray for, and the importance of charitable thinking.
This month, passages on rebirth, the pursuit of utopia, why we are commanded to honor parents, the importance of welcoming a God who can contradict us, and the need to embrace interfaith solidarity.
This month, passages on the dangers of political power for the religious, the problem of idealizing the
past, the need for deep souls, and the instructive power of pain.
A Review of Rod Dreher’s Live Not By Lies
Even when we think we’re being “Christian” – when we’re having a “bout of Christianity” – we can be seriously misled. In responding to critics of faith, for instance, being “humble” and ready to put ourselves in the wrong does not solve the problem of the best, most responsible action.
Five books that contain sentences and paragraphs and pages full of unique ideas that move our minds, touch our hearts, and fill our souls with light.