Beyond All Telling has Moved to Patheos!

We are an Accidental Mystic and a Poetic Pedagogue, together proclaiming the mystery of faith. Thank you for joining us.

We have now officially moved our new blog posts to Patheos, joining the world’s most active online community of religion/spirituality writers. Come visit us at our new home! We also invite you to stay and read our first year’s posts at this website.

Christian Radicalism and Worldly Existence: The Desert, Modern Family Life, and T. S. Eliot’s “The Cocktail Party”

[I wrote this last year as one of the firstfruits of my friendship with my blogging partner, which has been such a gift of grace.] Sex, power, and property submerge us in the fundamental rhythms of the world, which reverberate from past to future, requiring planning and compromise. For the majority, marriage and family and …

Dying for the Invisible: The Elevation of Domestic Economy into the Economy of the Kingdom

“By faith, Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was ready to offer up his only son, of whom it was said, ‘Through Isaac shall your descendants be named.’ He reasoned that God could raise even from the dead; indeed, Abraham received Isaac from the dead, in …