Category Archives: Current Events

Maria von Trapp, plus seven artists, on Jesus the refugee

Many of you know Maria von Trapp as the singing nun-turned-governess in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music. Julie Andrews immortalized the character in the 1965 film adaptation. Though the musical contains fictionalized details, Maria von Trapp (née Kutschera) … Continue reading

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A Prayer for Migrants

The Rev. Dr. Sam Wells, vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in the heart of London, issued a statement yesterday on the migrant crisis, concluding with the following prayer: Wilderness God, your Son was a displaced person in Bethlehem, a refugee in … Continue reading

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Touching the wounds of African Americans

Over at God’s Politics, Elise Scott writes how we should bear our wounds openly and invite others to touch them. Our African American brothers and sisters have done this, are doing this. May we have the courage to reach out … Continue reading

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