Brother Juniper and the Pig’s Foot: At Play with a Holy Fool
I wrote a piece about the tradition and vocation of “holy fool” for an upcoming issue of Geez Magazine. I’ve written an accompanying piece here, focusing on my favorite holy fool in Western Christianity. To me, the classic example of holy fool within the Western Christian tradition is Brother Juniper.…
Waiting with Simone Weil
Waiting is a theme throughout the prophets and the psalms. Waiting upon God seems to be the general posture of the prophets. It is the posture of those who experience the absence of God. Those who long for justice. Like Habbakuk. These are the words of the prophet Habbakuk: O…
Though it is almost almost irrelevant to modern content consumers, blogs still fill the middle-space between social media posts and feature-length formats. Some of my social media posts get a polish and end up here. So too do fragments that might seed future books.