Poet Angela Alaimo O'Donnell imagines Flannery O'Connor coming clean: "Lord knows I’ve courted the Seven Deadlies sure as any other Baldwin County saint." →By Vance Morgan
How does the legacy of Protestant fundamentalism influence how Americans view so-called sacred texts, from the Bible to the U.S. Constitution? →
An Interview with Donna SchaperBy Susan Sink
In this interview, Donna Schaper discusses the role of sacred space in the spiritual life and why churches should retain ownership of their buildings. →By Susan Sink
All writers have those days when they feel stuck. In this writing exercise, Susan Sink shares how asking questions and using poetry can help. →
Are “spiritual but not religious” (SBNR) people boring and shallow? Not so fast, writes Linda Mercadante. Christians should stop judging and start listening. →
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 & CultureHow does the legacy of Protestant fundamentalism influence how Americans view so-called sacred texts, from the Bible to the U.S. Constitution?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.If you notice what you notice, and write deeply and honestly, you can create an authentic, fresh linkage of image to abstraction—a fresh metaphor.
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