Ben Everett Music. Music is bound within a web of outside influences which brand themselves onto each song we listen to. In essence, music is always shaping itself according to its context. It is like a paint that is frequently mixed with other colors; its effect is seen in the other pigments, but the other … Continue reading We hear, our ears, we are.
For the believer, according to Westphal, ambivalence begins with the awakening to the ontological poverty of the believing soul. The realization is expressed in phrases such as this one from a Baptist invitational hymn I sang countless times as a boy: Thou art the potter, I am the clay. From our earliest years in Sunday … Continue reading An Excerpt from Vic Sizemore’s essay, “An Atheist and a Saint”
by Sarah Glady See. You’re 16. You live in Phoenix. And you’re in love with lighters. Well, more or less. All your friends are lighting up, and lighting up with confidence. Which makes you uncomfortable, because see, you are a conservative republican Christian from a good home. However, all your friends are Jewish, and if … Continue reading Lighting Up
We ask our contributing authors to consider the role of faith in their work, or in the pieces in our issue. It adds some depth to what is often just of list of accomplishments that lacks any real sense of who wrote a particular poem or essay or story. This selection from the contributor notes … Continue reading Contributor Notes, Issue 6.2
This piece is published in our 6.2 journal released this summer. Psalm 148 Praise the Lord a clowder from heaven of cats Praise the Lord an ostentation all his angels of peacocks Praise the Lord a route sun and moon of wolves Praise the Lord a knot shining stars of toads Praise the Lord … Continue reading Psalm 148, by Kent Leatham