Fall 2021 Journal Editorial and Table of Contents

By Jessie Christensen

I spent several months this year recovering from a fire that sent smoke billowing through my house, coating our belongings in a layer of soot and infusing everything with the smoky aroma I used to associate with pleasant memories of summer camping trips. My life was fragmented as I juggled living in a hotel, parenting, …

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Re-Centering Resurrection

By Fiona Givens

This selection comes from this quarter’s Featured Writer, Fiona Givens. “There is…a consensus in Greek patristic and Byzantine traditions in identifying the inheritance of the Fall as an inheritance…of mortality rather than sinfulness.” For the Eastern Christian Church it is death and not sin that is at the center of Christ’s Atonement:  “For as in …

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