Ms. Rosner’s assertion that the church’s bifurcation of life and death during Holy Week is somehow disorienting and dehumanizing is not something I can agree with. I believe that, because of Christ’s triumph over the tomb, we no longer have to feel doomed by our own mortality. Easter, the most glorious day in all Christendom, gives us hope, nay assurance, of eternal life.
Sometimes it feels like Protestants look to Judaism so much but ironically ignore Catholics and Orthodox, who have kept many Jewish traditions or transformed them in ritual.
My grandpa helped uncover embezzlement at his church over 50 years ago. This isn’t new, but it is vital to do everything to stop it!
I can’t thank you enough for this kind of journalism. Whenever Christians turn a blind eye to things like this, it makes me feel a little more crazy. Like, “Is nobody seeing what I’m seeing?!”
As someone who fundraises for a nonprofit, this saddens me so much. I hate that people are skeptical to donate because some people and organizations are fraudulent. But I also hope people know that the vast majority of charities are stewarding funds properly. If you’re in doubt, ask to see the org’s financials. Make sure you can trust where you’re directing your charitable giving.
Perhaps we accept cheap imitations of leaders if it means we can push back our disenchantment for a couple hours on Sunday.
The April 2022 issue has several very fine articles and columns, mostly written by women. As a layperson that has ...1
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