Sacred Space

Issue 23, Fall 2011

Issue 23

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To be sure, sacredness, beauty and humility can be found in outlandish cathedrals and mega-churches. But [I] seek the little places – spaces of vulnerability, struggle and simplicity. I’ve found that these are the places where God is most likely to leave a mark.

  • Regulars
  • When new gets old
    Aiden Enns 6
  • Letters
    various 8
  • Sinner’s Corner: I think I may be becoming monarchist.
    Isaiah Boronka 11
  • The Pastor’s Wife :Oh great and powerful wizard
    Carrie S. Martin 14
  • Look past the riot, see a vibrant public space
    Nicholas Klassen 15
  • Poetry
  • Birthday Box
    Veronica Gaylie 30
  • In Light of This, As I’ve Lived on Board This Boat
    Johanna Skibsrud 36
  • Culturosities
  • Artifacts: Coffee
    Emily McGiffin 16
  • Old Geezers*: Christian Peacemaker Teams
    Tricia Gates Brown 17
  • Road-side drama on cardboard
    Nicole Sheets 19
  • Grave digger
    Greg MacPherson, 20
  • Sacred Space
  • Dethrone the cathedral majesty
    Will Braun 22
  • How to walk in the city
    Josiah Neufeld 24
  • Inside the labyrinth
    Leslie Sinclair 25
  • A drifter hears sermons in empty sanctuaries
    Josiah Neufeld 26
  • The cradle of our last universe
    Ryan Masters 37
  • Hard neighbourhood loses busy church
    Dee Dee Risher 38
  • Pay per view church
    Katie Munnik 40
  • The church building is secondary
    Pam Hogeweide 41
  • Among the ruins, life is glorious
    Chris Hoke 42
  • Pristine voices
    Tricia Gates Brown
  • In shared space you have to care
    Shannon Blake 49
  • Mountains of God
    Mark Essenburg 50
  • Cafetorium
    Thomas Turner 51
  • A place can choose us
    Mya Wheeler Wiens 52
  • My physical form is a chapel
    Shannon T.L. Kearns 53
  • Left church, found relief
    Jeff Nelson 54
  • Our un-hip church makes me weep
    Kathryn Gray 55
  • Den for murderers becomes house of peace
    Emilie Smith 56
  • A sanctuary addresses issues of power
    Laurel Dykstra 58
  • When buildings become a sacred refuge
    Josiah Neufeld 58
  • The high-functioning post-capitalist church
    Josiah Neufeld 60
  • Experiments
    edited by Eva Klassen
  • 40 days of goodness
    Judith Price 64
  • Dethroning the television
    Quinn White 65
  • God asked me to be silent
    Brad Huebert 66
  • Landless Farmers Collective
    Ashley Gaboury 67
  • Civil Disobedience
    edited by Christopher Paetkau
  • Angelic troublemakers
    Marcus Page-Collonge. 68
  • Census? Count me out
    Christopher Paetkau 69
  • Pro-lifers arrested
    Jill Winzoski 69
  • Civil danceobedience
    Katie Toth 70
  • Activist arrests on the rise
    Geez Staff 71
  • News
    edited by Rachel Barber
  • Slutwalk tension
    Geez staff 72
  • Um, sustainable fast-food?
    Geez staff 72
  • Rupert Murdoch, Bible mogul
    Will Braun 73
  • Reviews
    edited by Kurt Armstrong
  • Of Gods and Men
    Jesse DeConto 74
  • Migrations of the Holy: God, State, and the Political Meaning of the Church - William Cavanaugh
    Kurt Armstrong 75
  • Home and Away - Dave Bidini
    Julienne Isaacs 75
  • Living in the End Times - Slavoj Žižek.
    Kurt Armstrong 75
  • They Fight Like Soldiers, They Die Like Children -  Roméo Dallaire
    Blair Mirau 76

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