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January 28, 2020
Communion at Calais
We don’t always know what we should do in life and often others can’t tell us. If we have to ask, the thinking goes, we probably don’t belong there....
January 21, 2020
The tragic view of life takes account of the world’s pain, remembers it, and honors it. To live as much as possible without adding to the pain of...
January 14, 2020
I Am Seeing You
To see someone is to gaze at the speed of light as singular particles reflecting color coalesce into the figure of the one we love.
January 07, 2020
With an immaculate naiveté, Adam will trust the flying, whirling, wind-blown muscular God, who has launched himself across the heavens, surrounded by...
December 31, 2019
Editor’s Choice: 10 Noteworthy Articles...
Though it’s our breaking news stories that garner the most attention each year, for over 50 years Spectrum has been dedicated to carving out space...
December 31, 2019
Poetry and Joy at the End of Days
This was part of my joy, the pouring of poetry into my life and the discovery of how essential it has become for my spiritual well-being.
December 24, 2019
On The Receiving End
At Christmas time we give gifts. Parents teach their little children how to do it by buying gifts the child can give to teachers and friends. We...
December 20, 2019
The Second Thief
Have you ever wondered about who the second thief was, his background, parents, childhood, and why he didn’t respond to Jesus like the first thief?
December 17, 2019
The Nature of Waiting
The Annunciation is a liminal moment, a threshold moment. In many of the paintings of the 14th century, we see the angel of God approaching the girl...
December 10, 2019
The Gymnasium for Underused Imaginations
In this season of Advent, in these days leading up to the wonder of incarnation, with all its tragic beauty and humble beginnings, more than ever we...
Volume 48, Issue 2
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A Reflection on Race
Pine Forge Academy Installs Virus-reducing...
Future Faith — with Peter Roennfeldt
What if Jesus was Black?
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