Tag: writing

“When I write–joy!” Alexander Schmemann on Writing

I’ve recently begun re-reading the Journals of Father Alexander Schmemann (1973-1983). Schmemann, if you haven’t heard of him before, was a highly influential scholar of liturgy and sacramental theology who died in 1983. He wrote from an Eastern Orthodox perspective, though his work is read and loved by Christians of many traditions. His journals, I’d…
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“Minerals!”: What Improv Comedy is Teaching Me about Writing

One of the mantras in improv is “There are no mistakes!”