The Comforter

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. (Matt 5:4) This has always struck me as the most outstanding and counterintuitive of the beatitudes. The beatitude itself is a promise, not for the present sorrow, whatever it might … Continue reading

Suspense in the City of God

Much has been written about the growth of secularism in the modern world, the future of religion in public life, and the appropriate Christian response. I would like to offer another perspective, trying to deal not so much with the … Continue reading