Intersections at The Seattle School
Intersections is a robust collection of essays, dialogues, critical engagement, and art from faculty, staff, alumni, students, and other thought leaders. Guided by a commitment to understanding narrative, wrestling with complexity, and fostering discourse Intersections seeks to develop and inspire wisdom and imagination for a world in need of complex thinkers and healers.
Advent, Childbirth, and a Moment Worth Pondering
Abby Wong-Heffter writes about Mary, childbirth, trauma, and what a surprising moment of calm might reveal about our own cultural context.
An Alternate Rendering of Jerusalem
Lisa Daley shares a portrait of Jerusalem that reflects her experience of feeling unfinished—caught between the birth of Christ and the coming restoration.
A More Human Mary
Kate Creech reflects on the disruption of Incarnation, and wonders what the human struggle of Mary might reveal about her own story.
Dignity in Advent
For The Seattle School’s annual Advent series, Kae Eaton writes about an incarnational posture that affirms the dignity and humanity of all people.
Grief, Compassion, and Connection
Jeffrey Batstone presents “Opening to Grief Through Self-Compassion”—an examination of our relationship with grief through a posture of self-compassion.
Moving Toward Advent: We Are Made Undone
Nicole Greenwald reflects on the disruption of incarnation, and on the Advent invitation to ponder consent, receptivity, belief, and asylum.
We Are Wrestling with Severe Gifts: A Thanksgiving Meditation
Stephanie Johnson writes about the sacred land around us, the narrative of her family tree, and the complexity of the gifts we hold at Thanksgiving.
Integration in a Dis-Integrated World
Dr. Esther Meek offers a stirring call to pursue integration in a fragmented and dis-integrated world at the 2018 Stanley Grenz Lecture Series.
The Subtle Roots of White Supremacy
In these Integrative Project videos, two MDiv students wrestle with the deep-seated realities of white supremacy in our lives, families, and churches.
Dogs and Mud: A Radio Drama
B. Mason Judy presents “Dogs and Mud,” a radio drama based on the “Harry Paper” assignment from his first year at The Seattle School.
(S)ending Richard Kim
The Seattle School is celebrating the work of Richard Kim, Intercultural Credibility Coordinator/Consultant, as he embarks on his next steps.
Grief as Antihero
Genevra Levinson shares a reflection and poem about her evolving relationship with grief, from villain to antihero—or a meeting of unexpected friends.