Day: April 27, 2015

Emily Nussbaum on Wolf Hall

In a review full of quotable passages, Nussbaum raves about the intricate and uncompromising adaption, acknowledging that it might be too much for viewers, while rejoicing in the director’s refusal to use boring voice-overs or other expository tricks.

Home amongst the stars

In the Magazine this month we’re exploring our relationship with Creation; all things seen and unseen. In this piece, Mike Gyulay ponders what it means to take our faith into the stars

A Torah on the moon?

A French-Israeli entrepreneur has announced his plans to partner with Google Lunar XPRIZE, a competition of shuttle builders,  with the goal of placing an air-tight capsule containing a Torah scroll into the winning shuttle and launching it to the moon. According to a press release from the initiative, they hope to celebrate the historical, moral, …

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Op-ed in NY Times on faith & marriage for same-sex couples

William Eskridge, professor at Yale Law and author, writes about the many churches supporting the plaintiffs in Obergefell v. Hodges, who are asking the Supreme Court to legally recognize their marriages. Eskridge notes that support is broad, including a former Republican National Committee chairman, a football player, church denominations, and nearly 2,000 theologians. He contrasts the increasing support …

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Cosmic Calendar

In the Magazine this month we’re exploring our relationship with Creation; all things seen and unseen. In this piece, Michelle Meech reflects on the influence of Carl Sagan to her views of the cosmos and sees in the liturgical year a promising call to celebration of creation