Tag Archives: spirituality

A Mantra for Middle Age

Today, one of the luxuries of summer: a trip to a family fun center, decked out with video games, a go-kart track, and indoor batting cages. Even as I start to push 40, I can’t stay out of the cages. … Continue reading

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Seventh-Inning Stretch

By the time I finish this post, UVA’s baseball season could be over. Oklahoma has them down 5-1 in the seventh, in an elimination game in Charlottesville. Even if the Cavaliers pull off a miracle tonight, they’ll have to beat … Continue reading

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Giving the Devil His Due

This is a piece I am preparing for distribution on the blog of The American Society of Church History: Just in time for Mother’s Day, a bit of commentary on a very recent moment in church history, and something for … Continue reading

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