Theology

‘Emotion is Autobiographical’: Father-Son Relationships in the Writings of Leonard Cohen

On the anniversary of his death, another look at the remarkable Leonard Cohen. Where does one begin when writing about Leonard Cohen? Is it with audacious student whose literary ability was astounding audiences while still an undergraduate at McGill; or with the boundary-pushing post-modern novels; or with the astonishing longevity of his music career? The… Continue reading ‘Emotion is Autobiographical’: Father-Son Relationships in the Writings of Leonard Cohen

Theology

An Expectant Lent: For The Kingdom, The Power, And The Glory Are Yours

We might think that the gap between the sacred and the secular in a Western context has increasingly become a chasm. And yet, you don’t have to search too far to discover that the ways the sacred – something of who God is – permeates the world around us. The writer Leonard Cohen is best known… Continue reading An Expectant Lent: For The Kingdom, The Power, And The Glory Are Yours

Theology

An Expectant Lent: Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Augustine of Hippo is widely considered one of the most important theological voices in the Christian tradition. A theologian, a bishop, and eventually a saint, his contributions have not just been ground-breaking and central to the discipline of theology, but also to politics, philosophy, and classics, amongst others. One of the (many) delights of reading… Continue reading An Expectant Lent: Lead Us Not Into Temptation