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Oh, The Traumatic Cross!

For the past few years, I have found solace in the rhythms of the Anglican church year. I adore Advent, which is like Lent, but fun. And by the time Lent itself comes around, I’m feeling ready to embrace the ashes and the ritual of fasting that mark the season. I’m not giving anything up… Continue reading Oh, The Traumatic Cross!

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Backsliding Down The Slippery Slope

When I have taught university courses on Biblical Interpretation or New Testament, I have not been simply giving out information. Because I teach academically about topics that are intertwined with religion at a religious school, I am a unique sort of shepherd–I teach, I challenge, but I also pastor young students through spiritual crises and… Continue reading Backsliding Down The Slippery Slope