A recent Pew Forum report reveals that only a slim majority of Americans believe in "God of the Bible." According to scholar Linda Mercadante, these changes are also happening inside churches. What, then, do people mean by "God"? →
Scholar FridaysBy Susan Sink
In this Scholar Fridays interview, Bob Kitchen discusses translating a Syriac “monastic anthology” during his residency at the Collegeville Institute. →
In this series, we highlight books we think our readers may enjoy, written by authors affiliated with the Collegeville Institute. Learn about new titles Soul Tending, The Middle of Things, and Meteor Shower. →
Ann Niedringhaus' poem begins: "In the midst of northern cold, self sufficiency / shrivels in washed-out light. / Outside, neighborhood children play boisterously. / Are they unpracticed in the art of worry?" →
How Should Pastors Respond to Shootings?
How should pastors respond to violence in this age of mass-shootings? Congregational rituals and practices like the eucharist, writes Anthony Siegrist, are a source of pastoral wisdom. →
Celebrating 50 YearsRoberta Bondi is a major player in the ecumenical movement and an effective ambassador for the Collegeville Institute. Read an excerpt from her groundbreaking book Memories of God.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.
Sign up for our email newsletter today, and keep up to date with what's going on at the Collegeville Institute.