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The Redemption of the Mundane: My Post at Convergent Books

There’s a new imprint in town! Convergent Books is a division of Penguin Random House dedicated to books on progressive Christianity. I am thrilled and honored to have been invited to contribute to their new blog. My first post, on the redemption...

The Kingdom Comes One Lonely Step at a Time—Until We Are Not Lonely Any More

Significant lifestyle changes (or even small changes) for the good of our earth and its inhabitants become sustainable and adoptable by a large population only when communal values change enough that healthier, more humane practices become the norm. Bi...

Rachel Stone’s “Eat with Joy”: Why Healthy Eating Goes Beyond What We Eat

It is fitting that I’m writing this review of Rachel Stone’s new book Eat with Joy (InterVarsity Press 2013) while eating lunch at a local French café—an establishment that embodies why Rachel insists on seeing an authentically made French bague...

When Conflicting Stories Are Both True: Illness, Identity, and the Tales We Tell of Living with Disability

In his vast and gripping book, Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, journalist Andrew Solomon discusses the two narratives that we use when we talk about life with disability in general, and/or with particular conditions, ...

Why I am Grateful to Be an Episcopalian: Part 3 – Thanksgiving

Read Part 1 and Part 2 of this series. My identity as an Episcopalian stems partly from family history and partly from choice. On this Thanksgiving Eve, I am grateful for how the Episcopal Church has formed and is forming my Christian journey. I am par...

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