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Medieval Christianity

The ER: Holiday Sanctuary for the Broken

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Edwin Leap, MD

Where our patients sometimes live in darkness, squalor, danger and hunger, whether run-down trailer, homeless tent or government project, the emergency departments are different. They are places of bright lights and warmth, safety and relief; where beds are clean and food is available. And if nothing else, places where there are people who are interested and polite.

Man Between God and the Devil: Martin Luther and the Reclamation of Halloween

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 10.31.2014 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

What if I looked at on this Reformation Day Oberman's critique in light of Halloween how would Luther speak today in that reclamation? What would a reclaimed Halloween express?

Misreading the Gospel: The Religious Spirit

David Teems | Posted 11.26.2014 | Religion
David Teems

Christianity, for all the good it has done, often becomes its own worst enemy. Any hostility is understood. That is not to say that church is unnecessary. But its relevance depends on its imitation of Christ, that is, how effectively it demonstrates the heart of the gospel and not just to sustain its own sterling image.

What Can't Be Said About a Work of Art

Brian D. Cohen | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts
Brian D. Cohen

You can try to put your finger on the work of art. It is possible to say how it works, maybe even why it's good, but something essential will always, mercifully, elude you.

LOOK: The Eucharist In Medieval Art

The Morgan Library & Museum | Posted 06.03.2013 | Religion

Illuminating Faith: The Eucharist in Medieval Life and Art will be on view at New York's The Morgan Library & Museum from May 17 to September 2, 2013...

The Theological Dilemma Of Medieval Neuroscience

Matt J. Rossano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Matt J. Rossano

The 12th and 13th centuries witnessed a flourishing of natural philosophy in Christian Europe. This Medieval natural philosophy included the biological basis of the human mind.