This is an additional article in the series on justice and race by Timothy Keller that includes: “The Bible and Race” (March 2020), “The Sin of Racism” (June 2020), and coming in September 2020, “Justice in the Bible.”
Mark Noll says: "If the character (of leaders) during these parlous days is strengthened by a new identification with the cross on which their Saviour suffered, they will make this hour a turning point toward the good."
Gracy Olmstead writes about T.S. Eliot's phrase: 'The whole earth is our hospital' and Wendell Berry's idea of 'health-as-wholeness'."This wholeness", Berry says "is the result of love's dogged efforts to redeem, defend, and protect."
Ashley Hales interviews Eric O. Jacobsen on his book Three Pieces of Glass: Why We Feel Lonely in a World Mediated by Screens, speaking about regaining a sense of place and rebuilding habits of embodied interaction even during the present pandemic.
A discussion of Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones‘ October 1939 sermons shows how “a major, scary situation can become for God's people both a mirror (to show us more of ourselves) and a lens (to show us more of God).”
Philip Jenkins writes about a 1500-year-old text called The Life of Severinus. Ideal reading for an age of mass migration and failed states, of refugees and asylum seekers, it is as modern a spiritual life as you will ever read.