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Howard Snyder

Ecology of Church and Kingdom

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Marina Warner has written an intriguing book, Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale (Oxford: 2014, 201 pp.). The book plunges...

How large should your church be? Silly question, you say. Depending on your theology or worldview, you might add: * Large as possible! Bigger is better! *...

Ponder these short parables: The king of a great land was about to take a long journey. He called his top three officials together. “I...

Let’s ponder the promise and peril of populism. Or maybe the triumph and terror of populism. Follow the news for a random hour, and you’ll...

  I walk into a shopping mall. In a central courtyard is a beautiful floor made of different colors and sizes of tiles. Admiring the...

Taking a class in medieval Christian worship at Notre Dame in 1975, I quickly learned what BVM meant. Blessed Virgin Mary. Not Bureau of...

Do you really know the significance of Advent? Matthew Sigler shares why Advent is a part of the church calendar you should not skip over.

The most important book of 2016 is The Patient Ferment of the Early Church: The Improbable Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire, by...

When it comes to politics . . . Since I believe in Jesus and the kingdom of God, I believe: The Lord God is a God...