Articles by Barry Casey

  • 10/20/2020

    The Psalms, like the prophets, are a fever reading of the body of believers. They scorch, they curl up at the edges, they blister my doily-shaped Christian heart and sensibilities.

  • 10/06/2020

    Hope is so much a part of the Christian ethos that it’s almost heresy to admit a certain pessimism in one’s temperament.

  • 09/22/2020

    Racism is never only about color. That is simply code, in the shallowness and impatience of white supremacist thinking, for dominance, color being the convenient plumb line by which everyone is...

  • 09/09/2020

    The liminal person—on the threshold—speaks to the individual and the community, in fact, becomes a conduit between the two. Through the poet/writer, those who read and listen find a community of...

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