Tag: Church

  • Lovers of Righteousness: Isaiah 51

    Lovers of Righteousness: Isaiah 51

    Meditation on Isaiah 51 which reframes Abraham and Sarah mythical figures of righteousness while Isreal is in exile. Righteousness it turns out is not something one can possess but rather a way of participating in a historic ​community.​

  • Modern Art And Spirituality: Brâncuși

    Modern Art And Spirituality: Brâncuși

    1. Constantin Brâncuși: The Folksy Artist More than any artists we have met thus far, Constantin Brâncuși grew up poor, his parents peasants. The Romanian would, also, live a life of simplicity, continuing with the habits, cuisine, and religious practices of his forbears. Although versed in philosophy and friends with many names we have already covered, he remained […]

  • A Church for Those It Cannot Bear to Include

    A Church for Those It Cannot Bear to Include

    Consider the cliche: ‘…the church is the only society in the world which exists for the sake of those who are not members of it.’ It is true enough that the church is for others. Yet, claiming the church is the only true altruistic society is not enough truth. First, claiming the church is the only altruistic […]