Day: September 22, 2015

Phyllis Tickle has died

Phyllis Tickle has died

Religion News Service: A light went out of the world this morning. Phyllis Tickle, who inspired so many, died in her sleep this morning, according to her family. In May I learned she was sick. Our old “Team Religion” crew from Publishers Weekly—the team she founded and nurtured—were all stunned and saddened by the impossible […]

Speaking to the Soul: The Jesus Franchise

Speaking to the Soul: The Jesus Franchise

The “Jesus franchise” belongs to Jesus alone… not to any person or institution, however exalted. In his infinite wisdom, God blesses us all in our diversity and in our unity. In this morning’s gospel, Christ has a final word for any of us who might find our brother or sister’s faith not exactly to our taste: Your life has been salted… flavored by the love of Christ.