University Lutheran Church

A church altar with a stunning large art piece behind it. The art is in three long banners, together they are forming a large tree with green leaves in front of a blue sky. There are animals and water flowing all around the roots.

Part One of this essay, Here Come the Nones, There Go the Nuns?, dealt with the now widely celebrated emergence of a relatively new and widespread kind of religious orientation in our time, with those, especially in younger generations, whoRead More →

An audio recording of a sermon on the Cosmic Christ, “Who Then Is This?,” preached at University Lutheran Church, Cambridge, MA, June 24, 2018, predicated on the story of Jesus “stilling the waters” in the Gospel of Mark 4:35-41. Addressed to an academic audience, the sermon draws on Martin Luther’s teaching that all things in nature are miraculous.Read More →