Love (III) By George Herbert

Love III by George Herbert Love bade me welcome, yet my soul drew back, Guilty of dust and sin. But quick-ey’d Love, observing me grow slack From my first entrance in, Drew nearer to me, sweetly questioning If I lack’d anything. “A guest,” I answer’d, “worthy to be here”; Love said, “You shall be he.”

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The Abortion Doula Paradox

The Boston Doula Project volunteers look and sound a lot like 21st-century embodiments of Christ. These men and women provide full-spectrum care for pregnant people, offering practical support to women who opt for abortions while connecting others with allied organizations that facilitate additional reproductive services. In a country where racial minorities and low-income households represent

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The Aestheticism of the Christian “Death”

The Miners He came upon a cluster of miners’ bodies, eighteen of them bunched together in a group. Some lay curled up on their sides, others huddled on their knees. They had apparently suffocated, their faces frozen in expressions of agony.1   Death, given its uncertainties and emotionally charged nature, is a difficult topic to write

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On the Cover

The cover for the Fall 2014 issue of the Ichthus was specially designed by a guest artist and student from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Below is the artist’s description for the cover, including an explanation of what confession personally means to her. Confession to me is throwing away my personal opinions and agenda and agreeing

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Will’s Summer Reading List

The following are texts I’m suggesting for fellow (Christian) travelers this summer. Some are novels, some aren’t; some are books, some aren’t. The only unifying element is that I hope these texts may be of possible use or interest to you this summer, and that they might help you grow in the faith in the

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