catapult magazine

catapult magazine

vol. 1, num. 8 :: 2002.12.20 — 2003.01.02

Meditations on the divine child who changed the world and the nature of God becoming flesh.



Incarnation and the image of God

The mystery of the incarnation is not just a topic for philosophers and theologians--it initiated the transformation of our family tree as children of God. Iconography is one attempt to capture the mystery, but what can we discover by going straight to the Word?


A season of acceptance

As Christmas approaches, we can prepare to accept God's good gifts by setting aside our own efforts and becoming like little children.


No tears flow at the mall

Teaching children how to have a relationship with the natural environment cures an ache that is only temporarily dulled by material things.

Reflecting on the incarnation

An exploration of the interplay among language, the body and the incarnation.

Second chances

A boy's first goose hunt yields a memory far more meaningful than taking in the first holiday bird.


<I>About Schmidt</I>--about us?

New movie is darkly comical in its approach to some of life's major questions.

<I>The Darkest Night of the Year</I> encourages silent night

Over the Rhine's Christmas album takes a quieter approach to Christmas music.



daily asterisk

Even in a country you know by heart
its hard to go the same way twice
the life of the going changes.
The chances change and make a new way.
Any tree or stone or bird
can be the bud of a new direction. The
natural correction is to make intent
of accident. To get back before dark
is the art of going.

Wendell Berry
“Traveling at Home” from Traveling at Home

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