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Anderson Creates Sacred Cinematic Space in 'Grand Budapest Hotel'
Originally Posted: 03/11/2014 - 10:39am | Type: Blog

To my mind, all of Wes Anderson’s films are masterpieces in the truest sense of that word. But his most recent creation, Grand Budapest Hotel, is, perhaps, his chef d’oeuvre. To m ...

'A Sower Went Out to Sow'
Originally Posted: 11/12/2013 - 9:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Sara J. Wolcott In India, a church initiative helps promote sustainability and connect farmers with the dignity of their vocation. ...

The Great American Water Crisis
Originally Posted: 10/09/2013 - 11:14am | Type: Magazine Article

Maude Barlow Wenonah Hauter Corporations are trying to buy up our water supply—and sel ...

To Have and to Hold (and to Serve Six)
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. When wedding bells ring, don't forget the jello. JUNE IS A special month, particularly for ...

Pursuing Grace, Onstage and Off
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Christine A. Scheller Laughter is Sacred Space: The Not-So-Typical Journey of a Mennonite Actor. Herald Press ...

Smell. Sip. Sacrament.
Originally Posted: 11/13/2012 - 1:21pm | Type: Blog

In coffee ceremonies back in Africa, the beans were ground by hand with a mortar and pestal. They’d be uneven. Chunky. When steeped, the coffee needed to be sieved over and over to make the final product perfe ...

Sikhs and Sacred Ground
Originally Posted: 08/09/2012 - 1:36pm | Type: SojoMail

August 9, 2012   GUEST COMMENTARY by Eboo Patel Sikhs an ...

The Lower Lights — "A Hymn Revival Vol. II"
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 4:00pm | Type: Blog

Break out the tambourines and rise up singing! A hymn revival is happening… again. Break out the tambourines and rise up singing! A hymn revival is happening … again. Back in 2 ...

The Sacred Fish
Originally Posted: 05/04/2012 - 1:00pm | Type: Magazine Article

D.S. Martin You can’t desire to catch the sacred fish / as much as he desires to be caught / & yet / he darts through the dim depths ...

Songs for the Lenten Journey
Originally Posted: 03/22/2012 - 3:50pm | Type: Blog

Music to aide contemplation as we head into the fifth week of Lent and Holy Week… I discovered Songs for Lent last year on Noise Trade – the site that trades music for promotion, and maybe a small donation — and I think it’s one of ...

Love and Marriage: A Kardashian Cautionary Tale
Originally Posted: 11/24/2011 - 11:46am | Type: Blog

It’s tempting for us to scoff at Kris and Kim’s downfall, but the reality is that their marriage failed at least in part because of our society’s views of nuptial bliss. That makes us all implicitly responsibl ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Irony Alert. Irony Ale ...

A Secular or Sacred Witness?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth It is natural for people of faith to ally with secular organizations and approaches. We may even see the spirit of God in move ...

Seeing The Holy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom Montgomery-Fate Author Marilynne Robinson explores the sacredness of the everyday world. Marilynne Robinso ...