Bunyan’s Christian Meets Talkative: All Talk and No Action

John Bunyan‘s The Pilgrim’s Progress presents an allegory of the spiritual journey in the form of a dream in which a man named Christian leaves his home in the City of Destruction and undertakes a journey to the Celestial City. Christian meets many people on the hazard-ridden road to which he has been pointed by … More Bunyan’s Christian Meets Talkative: All Talk and No Action

Pondering Silence and Exuberant Praise: The Example of Mary, Mother of God

“Mary’s silence is admirable,” notes the Navarre Bible on Matthew 1:19, in which Joseph, distressed and perplexed at the pregnancy of his betrothed, is told in a dream not to be afraid to marry her, “for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit.” Apparently Mary’s trust that God would take care … More Pondering Silence and Exuberant Praise: The Example of Mary, Mother of God