By Vance Morgan
As the 13th century Dominican monk Meister Eckhart provocatively asked: “What good is it for me that Christ was born a thousand years ago in Bethlehem?” →
"But who’s so certain as to speak of God? / Who among us has held Great Mystery?" →By Susan Yanos
In the midst of the hardest months of winter, ones marked with grief and emptiness, how can we trust that God is with us? →
"My husband is the one with the faith and I am the one with the religion; that’s what I always say." →By Mary Turck
"I have marched as faithfully as I have prayed. / If I have ever marched without praying, I do not know when." →
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Faith & CultureFor those who desire to live the radical love of Christ, Colson Whitehead's novel The Nickel Boys is essential reading.A good day of deleting feels like a successful day of purging your closet, cleaning your kitchen, or weeding your garden.When editor Charnell Peters sent out her first rejections to writers, she added a desperate whisper: “Please don’t hate me!”What is it like reading through submissions at a literary journal? Finding the proverbial needle in the haystack calls for ruthless efficiency.In our new series on editing, acquisitions editor Valerie Weaver-Zercher describes the "holy jealousy" that sometimes occurs when working with writers.
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