Bonhoeffer: “He had a Critical Ability to Cope with other Views” (Reinhold Seeberg)

In this age of American hyper-identity politics and the resulting disintegration of political and religious discourse, Dietrich Bonhoeffer stands as a model for developing integrated approaches to theology and public discourse through his independent critical engagement with both the liberal Protestant and dialectical/neo-orthodox schools of his day. The most accurate portrayal of Bonhoeffer’s theological development […]

Simone Weil: “We have to try to cure our faults by attention and not by will” (Essay By David Norling)

“If we turn our mind toward the good, it is impossible that little by little the whole soul will not be attracted thereto in spite of itself.” – Simone Weil (Note: All block quotes hereafter are attributed to Weil) I can’t find a Weil quote that says this explicitly, but I remember coming away from […]

The Transfiguration: “Revealing the Defeat of Death” (Guest Post By Fr. Kenneth Tanner)

This piece originally was broadcast as a sermon by Fr. Kenneth Tanner at the virtual Open Table Conference (III) that took place February 26-28, 2021. It has been formatted for written form and appears here with the author’s permission. Scripture Readings: Mark 8:31-37, 9:1-10 “The transfiguration is a revelation of the defeat of death.” On […]

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