Tag: Visual Art

A Field Guide to Angels: An Advent Almanac

Advent 2022 begins Sunday, November 27th. Angels.   Every year, when they were little, my children donned cardboard wings in the Christmas pageant. And through the centuries gilded angel wings have graced a bazillion Christmas cards. Angels. Pretty, poetic symbols.  Anachronistic theology of the Middle Ages.  Superstition in the scientific age.  Right?  Yet every Sunday we confess that “We…

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Uncreated Light

Who Do You Say That I Am? Lenten Series Post #1 “Blinded by the light: Mama always told me not to look into the eyes of the sun.” Bruce Springsteen The gospel reading for the Last Sunday After the Epiphany is always the Transfiguration.  This story occurs in the New Testament immediately after Peter answers…

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