We were not previously familiar with the music of Canadian singer/songwriter Steve Bell; but we are ever so pleased to make his musical acquaintance now.
On a Sunday in the Easter season, not too long ago, many among the congregation at All Saints Kingsway, Toronto, preparing to sing a psalm, suddenly noticed something familiar about the tune.
As a student first of history and now of library and archival science, I am acutely aware of an existential crisis currently ongoing in both fields.
Nobody writes letters anymore.
It had been a long day and I was tired.
Award-winning Toronto architect Gerald Robinson is an adjunct professor of theology, in the divinity faculty at the University of Toronto's Trinity College.
This memoir is many things—short yet powerful, anecdotal and detailed, courageous and sad, unsettling and important.
Sit, reflect and pray.
A play written by the former Archbishop of Canterbury and Wales, Rowan Williams, about the "lost years" of celebrated English playwright Williams Shakespeare has opened in a theatre in Wales.
"When religion turns men into murderers, God weeps...Too often in the history of religion, people have killed in the name of the God of life, waged war in the name of the God of peace, hated in the name of the God of love, and practiced cruelty in the name of the God of compassion."
When Anne Lamott found herself, at age 31, a self-loathing drug and alcohol addict, it was the idea of "radical self-love," as expressed by Henri Nouwen and writers like him, that allowed her to turn a corner on her life, the 62-year-old American writer told a Toronto audience last week.
BOOK REVIEW Sons and Mothers: Stories from Mennonite Men Edited by Mary-Ann Loewen University of Regina Press, 2015 144 pages ISBN 978-0889774032 The genesis of Sons and Mothers: Stories from...
As long as there's money in faith-based films, and there's plenty of it, apparently, Christian audiences can expect the canon of Bible movies to continue to expand.
Theologian and blogger Drew G.I. Hart's analysis of North American racism is a call to justice aimed at both church culture and the wider society—with the greater challenge aimed at church people.
In 1761, the poet Charles Churchill penned these words: "Keep up appearances; there lies the test; / The world will give thee credit for the rest. / Outward be fair, however foul within; / Sin if thou wilt, but then in secret sin."
These sisters are doin' it for themselves—and helping everyone else along the way.