“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.
By Ann Neumann The first of an ongoing monthly column, The Patient Body, about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine
By Miriam Kilimo "Adam and Eve turned their backs on Jehovah. Forsaking his Eden, they introduced a system that steeped our world in death. But there’s hope of return to the harmony of the first garden."
By Kathryn Joyce When devout Christian families made it their mission to save children from war-torn countries, the match was often far from heavenly.
So they dispatched a man with a camera into the hinterland to catch the sage on film.
Amish books and Amish baseball. Amish are clearly having a moment... again.
Michelle Aldredge of Gwarlingo interviews author and former nun Mary Johnson about her new book, An Unquenchable Thirst.
2013 marks not just 40 years of Roe v. Wade but 40 years of The Exorcist, the classic horror movie about piety and possession in a little girl's upstairs bedroom.
“What really makes these critics hate Million Dollar Baby is not its supposedly radical politics — which are nonexistent — but its lack of sentimentality. It is, indeed, no Rocky, and in our America that departure from the norm is itself a form of cultural radicalism.” Frank Rich has Clint Eastwood’s back in the Christian conservative culture skirmish over Million Dollar...
By Ann Neumann There are two places in the U.S. where you can be fed against your will: a Catholic hospital and a prison.
Quoting Charles Taylor quoting Schiller; from his essay "Disenchantment--Reenchantment" in The Joy of Secuarlism, now out in paperback.