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Happy Avoidance

by François-Xavier Maigre Translation Louise Thunin I clearly remember my first inroad into the world of monasteries. It was in 2003. The summer of the terrible heat wave. I was 21. An inveterate cyclist,I undertook, in all humility, to cross ...

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A (Re)-Creator God

by Jean-Marie de Bourqueney Translation Louise Thunin My Western childhood lulled me with the image of a paternalistic God, or, rather, a grand-paternalistic one. That bearded fellow, seated on his cloud, directing the world with his mighty hands and his ...

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Resurrection

Gilles Castelnau April 2017 Translation canon Tony Dickinson If you think that in reality the shepherds will never go off to look for a new-born swaddled in a manger that the angels will not sing in the fields that the ...

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All things considered

translation canon Tony Dickinson Tell them what the wind tells the rocks what the sea tells the cliffs Tell them that an immense goodness makes us breathe more easily Tell them that God is not what we believe about God ...

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God is Often Annoyed

by Gilles Castelnau translation Louise Thunin God is (often ?) annoyed ! For it is written : Arise, shine ; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you. (Isaiah 60 :1) He’s annoyed, because he’s instilled in us ...

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A Creator God

James Woody   Translation Louise Thunin We can learn from the chaos of history and create a more livable world. In spite of obscurantism, we can let there be light. I notice enthusiastically that many situations in which we thought ...

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Zwingli, the Pastor (1481-1531)

Andre Gounelle Translation Canon Tony Dickinson Less well known than Luther and Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli however followed quite a similar career.  He contributed a great deal to the development of the Reformed Churches in German-speaking Switzerland.  He was also a ...

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A “Chasseur Alpin*” named Farel

Pierre-Olivier Léchot Translation Canon Tony Dickinson Guillaume Farel is one of the great Reformers.  He is one of the four Reformers represented on the International monument to the Reformation in Geneva.  But some aspects of his personality are questionable… The ...

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