Author Archives: Tim Nichols

Strong Magic Takes Blood

Prolegomena 1. “You’re a pastor,” my new friend says as we sit down, “and you’re a massage therapist. How does that work?” To her, Christianity implies stuffy ideology, a disregard of the physical. A Christian massage therapist is an oddity; a pastor massage therapist is nearly a contradiction in terms. I understand her incredulity; in […]

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Reformational Catholicism Now, 2

During the recent round table discussion on the future of Protestantism, Peter Leithart advocated a much greater degree of unity in the Church than we presently enjoy. Another participant in the discussion wondered aloud how Leithart’s vision would be different from the ministerial associations that presently exist in many cities and counties all across the country. […]

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