What Does the Lord Require? The Economy of Grace and the Sacrifice of Tyre Nichols

There is usually lots in the news about the economy - inflation, employment, interest rates, stock exchange results and housing prices. We hardly find any of these terms in the Bible, but there is nevertheless plenty of economics in the pages of scripture too - and indeed today’s readings are full of it.

"Behold the Fig Tree" Bishop-in-Residence Kirk Smith '79

Kirk Smith ’79 is Berkeley’s bishop-in-residence for the spring term 2021, succeeding Steven Charleston, who has been worked with Berkeley students during Fall 2020. “In residence” is a bit of a misnomer in the sense that Smith visits each week via Zoom from his home in Sedona, Arizona, but the sense of homecoming is still pretty strong for the Berkeley Class of ’79 graduate. “I look forward to returning to a place I love, teaching people I love, about a subject I love,” Smith observes. In this case, the subject is the medieval church.

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