Tag Archives: Resurrection

Missio on Strife: The Artistry of Work

In Alsace, France there is a sixteenth century painting, the Isenheim Altarpiece, which depicts the Crucifixion with John the Baptist and Mary on either side of Jesus.  Many details are noteworthy here, but what I love most is John’s finger.  … more »

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Recognizing Him in the Breaking of Bread

The Catholic News Service served up a whimsical, yet thought-provoking story last week about a soon-to-be published book by Italian theologian Father Giovanni Cesare Pagazzi. The forthcoming book’s title alone, La cucina del Risorto — which CNS translates as The Cooking of … more »

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Vocation: Resurrection

“Practice resurrection.” – Wendell Berry There’s a school of thought that says that moments of beauty and goodness are escapist – they distract us from life’s hard realities. Sweetness is sappiness, nature walks are flights from reality, anything picturesque is … more »

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Practice Resurrection

Last week Missio curated a set of posts around Wendell Berry’s phrase, “practice resurrection.” While enigmatic, practicing resurrection is part of our calling as Christians. Christ’s resurrection bids us to act as signs and tastes of God’s promised resurrection of all things. … more »

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The Resurrection of Place

Places, like people, can die. Cities die because of purposelessness, but they grow through love and hope. The practice of resurrecting life in a city starts in the heart of God’s people, having a hope for its future. I have experienced the call to … more »

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Hope and Holy Saturday

Every Saturday the Dallas Morning News publishes opinion columns from volunteers who live in the county and agree to participate in a year-long Community Voices program. It’s meant to be a two-way conversation, where editors and staff listen as residents … more »

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The Resurrection and Good Funerals: An Interview with Mark Higgins

For Holy Week, Missio interviewed Mark Higgins, President of Hall-Wynne Funeral Service & Crematory in Durham, NC on his work as funeral director and the theology and practices of good funerals. Given that this week we remember the death and … more »

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