Monthly Archives: October 2017

Wittenberg Robe?

Seen recently:  Luther relic from 1543 in an obscure under-glass public exhibit of historic vestments (I think) in a side room in Berlin’s Nikolaikirche, estimated to be the oldest extant church (12th c) in Berlin. Luther lived and taught at … Continue reading

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Maria Skobtsova – New Film Effort

Two graduate students at Hellenic College/Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Boston are developing this new documentary on Mother Maria Skobtsova of Paris, a Russian refugee in France famous for her care for the poor and her death … Continue reading

Posted in Educational resource, Overheard, Web resource

Celebrate: United Nations Day!

Read more about the Sustainable Development Goals

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Faith is a difficult artwork: On God, depression, and anxiety

“Faith is a difficult artwork: continually giving, ever unfinished. Might it not then better serve our battered selves (and our threatened earth) to imagine religion as something other than an avatar of shame or opiate against death? We might recall … Continue reading

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