ISIS Attacks Major Christian Monastery in Egypt
Security stops Sinai assault on St. Catherine and its biblical library, but symbolism matters more.
century Arabic translation. “Its manuscripts witness to the oldest sources of our Bible.”. Thousands of pilgrims flock every year to St. Catherine's, hiking to
Thanksgiving Gets the Hallmark Treatment
How sentimentalism distorts the holiday’s past and present.
values, and culture of the United States?” The young people she queried didn't know a great deal about the history of Thanksgiving, but they were pretty sure “the Pilgrims' story mirrored
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day
President wants Protestants to replicate the tourism success of Catholics.
African Pilgrims Pour into Uganda for Martyrs Day. Last year, 500 Catholic pilgrims from Kenya spent more than a month walking 300 miles to reach it for the annual Martyrs Day.
Israel’s 47 Christian Schools Face a Murky Future
Government says promised funds to stave off financial collapse will come soon.
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What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
students to write personal essays. How many pilgrims never get to write of their progress? How many stories like these will never be told? Our Bibles are full
Lent Is Here to Throw Us Off Again
Finding healing in repetition, community, and art.
We are invited, rather, on a 40-day pilgrimage, alongside other pilgrims, much like ourselves and sometimes decidedly unlike ourselves, in memory of the ragtag people of God who, in
How we respond to the church in exile?
together and looked to religion for answers. We have to learn how to relate to our culture as an exiled church full of pilgrims. The problem is that a significant
The Colonists’ New Religious Mystery
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown’s spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown's spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating. Sorry, Pilgrims: Jamestown's spiritual life is suddenly much more fascinating.
My Own Pilgrim's Progress
Summoned by God, I learned to follow him in trust and vulnerability, even when I felt displaced.
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But one thing is sure: The call came from outside them. Abraham and Sarah did not take a personality or spiritual gifts test and then decide to become pilgrims.
‘Song to Song’ Is Cinematic Wisdom Literature
With Austin (and Solomon) as his muse, Terrence Malick applies ancient truth to the 21st-century world.
are on similar tracks too. How these pilgrims' paths intersect—and ultimately where they lead—composes the “plot,” such as it is. But Song to Song is
A Journey as Old as Humanity Itself
What’s behind our timeless fascination with religious pilgrimage?
Truth is, Christians are “pilgrims” (1 Pet. 2:11). Chapter 9, for example, entitled “On the Road,” goes into great detail on how pilgrims would make “preparations” for their journeys.
Weekend Edition: October 9, 2015
Pope Francis Paradoxes, ethics for church leadership, and more.
We who believe are here on temporary assignment. We are pilgrims on a journey — passing through as we head towards our eternal home. Our God is on His throne.