Scholar FridaysBy Susan Sink
Scholar Fridays is a new weekly series where we highlight the work of current Resident Scholars on Bearings Online. Read our first interview with Artist-in-Residence Milan Spak. →
In this powerful personal essay, Chanequa Walker-Barnes explores her complicated relationship with Stone Mountain and its Confederate carving. →
Two Mennonites Reflect on Their Journey to Affirm Same-Sex Marriage
Isaac Villegas and Weldon Nisly both got in trouble with their denomination for officiating same-sex marriages. Read their candid conversation on what they learned in the process. →
A reflection on revision and spiritual writing
Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew's latest book, Living Revision: A Writer's Craft as Spiritual Practice, delves into the way rewriting can be deeply spiritual. →
Throne of Wisdom, 12th centuryBy Gail Tyson
Gail Tyson began this poem while at the Collegeville Institute. It was inspired by a carved wooden "Mabon Madonna" statue in Saint John's Abbey Church. →
VocationWhy does the church need prayers, poems, and hymns that celebrate vocation? Learn about To Bless Our Callings, a new book by Laura Kelly Fanucci.
Faith & CultureIsaac Villegas and Weldon Nisly both got in trouble with their denomination for officiating same-sex marriages. Read their candid conversation on what they learned in the process.Elizabeth Jarrett Andrew's latest book, Living Revision: A Writer's Craft as Spiritual Practice, delves into the way rewriting can be deeply spiritual.Kathleen Norris has had tremendous success as an author, but also setbacks. Benedictine humility, she says, is what gives her stability.Sometimes faltering forward is all we can manage in this life of faith. Don't miss this interview with Marjorie Stelmach about her latest book of poetry.Lauren F. Winner has led summer writing workshops at the Collegeville Institute since 2014. In this interview, she talks about why most of writing is revision.
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