Tag: Religion

  • 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

    The Endless Column

    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 […]

  • Apostles’ Creed 2 | Jesus Joins Us In Bruges

    A few years ago, Nadia Marais, Curtis Love, Shaun Darker, and I, read the Apostles’ Creed from four perspectives. This post contains some new thoughts on the Book of Common Thought. 2. I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord. In Bruges, tells of Ray and Ken, two hitmen stuck in the Belgium town after a hit involved a […]

  • Secular Invocations Are so Ecclesiastical


    What is a secular invocation? In 2014, the US Supreme Court ruled prayer would remain part of legislative meetings as long as people of every faith were invited to pray. The ruling seemed unfair to the American Humanist Association. Prayer is not exactly synonymous with secularists. The Humanist Society, an adjunct of the American Humanist Association, came […]