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Inside The Forgiveness Issue (Opener and Table of Contents)

Inside The Forgiveness Issue (Opener and Table of Contents)

As Father’s Day rolls around, so does our Forgiveness Issue (purely coincidental). Here’s a teaser to the Fifth Issue of The Mockingbird–the Opener as well as the Table of Contents. Subscriptions and orders can be placed here. A Cop Out in the Woods It turns out writing about forgiveness is hard. Maybe we don’t experience […]

Theology of Suffering, Part IV: Sufferers Need Sufferers

Theology of Suffering, Part IV: Sufferers Need Sufferers

“Theologians and philosophers talk about ‘the problem of evil,’ and the hygienic phrase itself bespeaks a certain distance from extreme suffering, the view from a life inside the charmed circle.” – James Wood The above statement is one of my favorites in all of James Wood’s recent New Yorker article on Theodicy (i.e. why a […]