Church Women

There has been much well-deserved acclaim about the elevation of a woman to the episcopate of the Church of England, and I cannot help but reflect on the books by Anthony Trollope whose interest in the Diocese of Barchester (fictitious but likely based on a real one) centered around the bishop’s wife, the redoubtable Mrs. … READ MORE…

Lenten Reflection: A Wrinkle In Time

Heavy Lenten themes can morph into upbeat self-discovery—sometimes in a flash. Recently, during a browse at Hillcrest’s Bluestocking Books, I came across the late Madeleine L’Engle’s science-fiction classic, “A Wrinkle in Time,” (Square Fish Publishers 2007, an imprint of Holtzbrinck Publishers, New YorK and now celebrating its 50th publishing anniversary (Farrar Straus and Giroux 1963) … READ MORE…

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