The Orient From on High
In the Liturgy of the Hours, the church salutes the expected Messiah as the Orient from on high (Lk 1:78). The appellation pictures the sun rising from the East to shed its glory on a world enshrouded in darkness.
Books and Culture
There’s a well-worn Yiddish story about a yeshiva bokher (seminarian) who defiantly informs his old rabbi that he has become an
This illuminating and engaging book examines similarities and differences in the techniques employed to interpret the Christian Bible and
In Wonderful and Dark Is This Road, Emilie Griffin, the respected author or co-editor of 14 books (including Turning: Reflectio
Had I been writing this column 80 years ago, I would probably have lined up with those critics vigorously opposed to the talkies.