Scripture in one hand, literature and the newspaper in the other. A modern understanding of demons with The Brothers K, mass shootings, and the demon-possessed man.
My friend Jen was recently lamenting that she had accepted an invitation to Thanksgiving before having received Nancy’s invitation. “Maybe if you keep the party going until 8 or 9, I could join you then!” she half-exclaimed an implied question. “No.” The inquiry had actually been directed at Nancy, but it was my voice that responded with firm immediacy. […]
My life seems to be in a season of weddings, causing me to ponder the nature and call of marriage. In that vain, I offer these reflections. The core thoughts were written when I was starting seminary and just weeks away from my own wedding; I’ve modified it with my thoughts now that I’m post-graduate and a few […]
This Spring, I handed in my final master’s work, called an Integrative Project, titled “To Play with a Child Named Sorrow: Engaging Sin, Grief, and the Self-in-Relation through Myth and Fairy Tale.” I spent 15 months to write and then whittle down to 70 pages, and then whittled further until I had a 10minute presentation. […]