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Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed,
for his compassions never fail.
They are new every morning;
great is your faithfulness.

— Lamentations 3:22–23

These verses, from a book whose title refers to “the act of expressing grief,” influenced the lyrics of “Great Is Thy Faithfulness.” A staple of church hymnals, this beautiful song celebrates (more…)

Working down the hall from a group of scholars has its perks. Whether I’m curious about the hominids, ad hominems, or the Large Hadron Collider; Hugh, Fuz, Jeff, and Ken will have an answer that is both thoughtful and comprehendible. But not all our conversations orbit around the heavy stuff, so to speak. (more…)