Articles by Barry Casey

  • 03/30/2021

    God-hauntedness has run like a dark thread through my life. Alongside a quietly intense religious upbringing there was the constant presence of the absence of God, an absence with a voice. We have...

  • 03/16/2021

    The pandemic pares us down to the essentials. What can we live without, what can we do without and still have a life? What is of value, even that which we cannot put a price upon because we have...

  • 03/02/2021

    When our spirit responds to the Spirit, when we open up to all that God promises, we feel ourselves to be children of God. If, after that, we feel let down, angry, disappointed, it is not unusual...

  • 02/16/2021

    In Martin Doblmeier’s new documentary, "Spiritual Audacity: The Abraham Joshua Heschel Story," Heschel emerges not only as the foremost interpreter of the Hebrew prophets in the twentieth century...

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