Editors’ Note

In preparing this issue, the greatest delight and surprise was “Rampart of the Word.” I’m also a little peeved at Martyn Jones, the author, because he “stole” an idea I’ve had for some time: to look at the simple objects that litter our churches and try to see their mysterious wonder.

But give Martyn credit: he actually acted on the idea. And, to be fair, he had no idea I’d been thinking of doing this myself for years. Also take a look at his meditation on those little communion cups we use so regularly. And Kleenex!

At any rate, Martyn has got the eyes that we at The Behemoth want us all to have, helping us spot the mysterious work of God wherever we might find ourselves.

—Mark Galli, editor

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Issue 6 / October 2, 2014
  1. Already Friends of God

    It’s not as if we have to work at it. /

  2. Earthrise

    The day our view of the world changed /

  3. Rampart of the Word

    The common pulpit is where the fiercest of battles are fought—and won. /

  4. The Gene Tool Box

    It’s bigger and more useful than we imagine. /

  5. Wonder on the Web

    Links to amazing stuff

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