• June 29, 2015 • Faith, Letters from..., Print, Theme • Views: 2571

    Beneath The Orange Trees

    Letter from Spain: Tracing History in the Shadow of La Giralda In mid-March, the trees lining the streets of Seville are full of ripe oranges. I ask my taxi driver if I am allowed to eat them. “No, no, no!” he says, laughing. “They...

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  • June 29, 2015 • Faith, Features, Print, Theme • Views: 3244

    Uncapping the Capitalist Shaman

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  • June 28, 2015 • Faith, Glimpses, Print • Views: 1983

    Welcoming Family, Welcoming Strangers

    Lutherans and Refugees Sonam,* a middle-aged Bhutanese woman, had never met a Lutheran before she first arrived in the United States as a refugee. Nonetheless, Lutherans were the central bridge helping her adjust to life in a country...

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    Lá Fhéile Pádraig

    Letter from Ireland: There are few realizations as startling as that of the sudden sight of your left boot descending upon a foot-tall pile of green vomit. It wasn’t a uniform green but more of a speckled, splattered paint. Think Jackson...

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