Posts tagged "Peter Manseau"
In the News: Calligraphy, Coens, a Caffeinated Casket and much more!

In the News: Calligraphy, Coens, a Caffeinated Casket and much more!

A round-up of recent religion news.
In the News: Conversations, Congratulations, and Collaborations

In the News: Conversations, Congratulations, and Collaborations

A round-up of recent religion news.
In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

In the News: Elvis, Thoreau, Oprah, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Bernie, Bagels, Buddahs, and more!

In the News: Bernie, Bagels, Buddahs, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Heaven, Human Rights, His Holiness, and more!

In the News: Heaven, Human Rights, His Holiness, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Wax, Wits, William James, and more!

In the News: Wax, Wits, William James, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Mad Men, Mormons, Monks, and more!

In the News: Mad Men, Mormons, Monks, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
In the News: Passover, Prison, Pop Music , and more!

In the News: Passover, Prison, Pop Music , and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods, and more!

In the News: The Crusades, Anti-Vaxxers, Chocolate Gods, and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.

My Friend

By Jacob Glatstein Translated from the Yiddish by Peter Manseau My friend lives a satisfied life. He has a wife who loves him, three blond children, a winter house, a summer home, money tucked away for times of need, and ready aphorisms about the certainty of easy living for decades to come. And I am devoured by jealousy day in, day out. My only certainty...

I Love You, I Do.

We asked our Near and Dear to tell us something about today, the day when we celebrate love--or loss or absence or grief or joy or chocolate or the color red.  Valentine's Day is one of those not-so-holy (or so-holiday) holidays we bump into on the annual calendar, on our way to spring, rebirth and...

Our Daily Links

Countries of Particular Concern:  In case you've forgotten that American democracy is the best chance for religious freedom around the world, here's an interview with Ambassador Suzan Johnson Cook, Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom and advisor to the Secretary of State and the President of the United States on issues of Religious Freedom, and Dr. Chris...