Righteousness, Justice and the Darkness of Our Times

Righteousness, Justice and the Darkness of Our Times

Generations of sincere people have abused and misused the fourth beatitude of the Sermon on the Mount. It is time to rescue this saying – “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled” – from perfectionist moralities and allow it...
Look Back | Rich Get Richer? Been Here, Done That

Look Back | Rich Get Richer? Been Here, Done That

Editor’s note: “Look Back” is a series designed to highlight articles from the Good Faith Media archives that remain relevant or historically interesting. If you have an article from our archives that you’d like us to consider including in this series, please email...
When Righteousness and Peace Kiss

When Righteousness and Peace Kiss

The second Sunday of Advent – the week we set fire to the Peace candle – has confused me for as long as I can remember. The cluster of texts in Year B, our current cycle, sends mixed messages of comfort and dismay, restoration and destruction, and the hope for renewal...