Author Archive for: Tracey

Smith: “The Secular is Haunted”

Last night James K. A. Smith, philosophy prof at Calvin College and editor of…

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Desiring “the good life”–but which good life?

Thoughts sparked by  Desiring the Kingdom: Worship, Worldview and Cultural…

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Drawing as a way of seeing

If you’re looking at the sketch, you perceive that I am not an artist. And…

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The Problem of Sickness

A three-weeks-long-and-counting bout of diverticulitis has prompted me to pull…

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On Diet and Desire

Last weekend Greg and I visited my sister and her husband and kids. We were…

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“Oh who can make a log burn? I’m sure I can’t, can you?”

This morning I took my Bible and coffee down to the woodstove room in order…

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A book that reads you

“Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character…

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The Habit of Not-Quite-Living

A story by Todd Gitlin, retold by James Emery White in The Church in an Age…

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And now to resume daily life

Having returned last night from a five-day trip, having listened to the phone…

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Ebook by Shannon Hale: How to Pray when You Can’t Sit Still

How to Pray When You Can’t Sit Still is a new ebook by Shannon Hale, (available…

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