Views from a Ridge

Cynthia B. Astle

  • Bible Hourglass

    Photo Courtesy of Interpreter Magazine

    The Fast We Can Choose

    If religion has anything to teach us about the year past and the year before us, it must be that our links to the Divine and between humans need acute attention. Scripture gives us a tool and Lent gives us season for useful reflection. Read more

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    Begone, White Supremacy!

    Whatever else we might think about the Jan. 6 events in Washington, D.C., one thing is abundantly clear: America’s foundation of white supremacy has been completely unmasked, and no one who claims to follow Jesus can support its continuance. Read more


Notable Quotes 

“I think it’s critical to the witness of the Church in the 21st century that we have ways of unlearning the habits of a very distorted Gospel and learning to live and be good news in the communities where we are.”

– Author Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove, in a 2020 article in The Anglican Journal.