In Spite of Terrorists

In Spite of Terrorists

“Apostolicity requires that the Church–and I stress the whole Church–not limit herself to pastoral care of those within; to cultivating what comes easily, what is beautiful and spiritually inspiring for the benefit of those who are ‘within the Church.’ The Church is called constantly to dare to make an exodus,...

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Abraham’s Call, Our Call, Christ’s Call

Abraham’s Call, Our Call, Christ’s Call

In my last post, we examined part of Abraham’s story from a typical perspective of taking it as history and looking for applicable lessons. There remains at least one level of deeper interpretation called typology. Typology asks how the shape of a story echoes that of Pascha and salvation, and...

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

Once upon a time, a Middle Eastern nomad packed up his family and his property and set out to go to Canaan. His name was Terah. He had two sons and a daughter-in-law, the widow of a dead son of his. His son Abram had a wife who was childless....

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