Tagged: unity

In the Absence of an Agenda

by Julian Forth (Illustration: Detail from "The Whole Night Sky" by Tim Timmerman) Imagine 12 strangers from across the country suddenly finding themselves in close quarters, sharing meals, and talking about sex. With such...

Rethinking Communion

by Angélique Gravely For as long as I have seriously thought about Holy Communion, I have thought about it as a mostly personal portion of the service. The time leading up to Communion is probably...

The Last Bastion of Fellowship

by Drew Dyck The Victorians had tea parties. The Pioneers had barn raisings. Beatniks had poetry readings. Hippies had love-ins. We have e-mail. Every generation produces different modes of communication and community. However, when...

Hating Bush

by Peter Larson Political hatred is nothing new. Critics of Abraham Lincoln called him a baboon, a bumpkin and a warmonger who goaded the South into rebellion. The national press mocked him. Even his...