Vol. 82, No. 12
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by Jerry Bleem, O.F.M.
Claretian Father Richard Todd’s nativity collection shows how different cultures see the miraculous act of God.
by Emily Sanna
Families aren’t perfect—and neither is Christmas. Embrace the messiness of the holiday season.
by Rhonda Miska
Scripture shows us how God arrives.
by Beth Haile
A homeless person might spend your donation on wine. So what?
an interview with John J. Collins
The word messiah didn’t always refer to Jesus Christ or a divine savior, says this biblical scholar.
The Examined Life: Right to life
Margin Notes: What happened in Vegas
By Kevin Clarke
Is a gradualist approach the way toward sensible gun regulation?
Culture in Context: A force of nature
Testaments: The baby is a thief
By Alice Camille
Baby Jesus may be cute, but he has come to shake up our world order.
Glad You Asked: Was Jesus born on Christmas
At Home with our Faith: Holy night
By Annemarie Scobey
Even in the cold and dark, God’s grace is present.