“…and so, theology is possible”

Shortly after John Webster passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2016, a friend and I found ourselves reminiscing about our late mentor. “The thing I […]

By R. David Nelson

The Narrow Confines of Identity

“Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages […]

By Gilbert Meilaender

Disability and the Church

A mainline church here in Scotland recently asked me to speak about disability with their ministry selection committee. As the conversation progressed, it became obvious […]

By Brian Brock

On Hope in Times of Crisis

There are few things so difficult to see then someone’s greatest hopes crushed. It can be as incidental as witnessing a favourite sports team lose […]

By Michael Burdett


The Virus has made it clear: Fear rules our lives inordinately. A friend related how, after months of isolation, she ventured out to a special-occasion […]

By Victor Lee Austin

Teaching and Learning Moral Theology

Asked what I do for a living generates a moment of existential dread as I ponder how I should answer. I teach moral theology but […]

By D. Stephen Long

Living Life Forward

Sam Waxforth, the main character in Christopher Beha’s recent novel, The Index of Self-Destructive Acts, is a tech-savvy young man who crunches numbers in order to […]

By Gilbert C. Meilaender