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Jude Rittenhouse

Excerpt from Beyond Mummification by Jude Rittenhouse

We received so many wonderful Tifs* from our community on our theme “The Body.” Several were published in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue which is available in print or digital format. Hopis believed Spider Grandmother sang...

Faith – Road Tested by Amy Mitchell

Before that summer’s eve on a mountain road, my faith was conditional.  God was a genie in a bottle, to be called upon in dire circumstances.  “This is silly,” I thought, hesitating. “I have...

Faith – Michael Lyle

Faith We all doubt. There are even times when we doubt it all. Everything. Other times, we doubt certain aspects, this understanding or that assumption. It matters little whether these aspects are orthodox doctrine or...
Ray Cicetti 2

Excerpt from Nuthatch by Ray Cicetti

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a subscription and save. I watch it fly across the yard, carrying...

Excerpt from Why I Read the Bible by Michael T. Young

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a subscription and save. I realized I’m a tree with an ethereal thirst. My...

Excerpt from What’s in a Name by Ricky Rapoport Friesem

This essay was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Nonfiction. Read the rest of Ricky's essay & more in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue available in print or digital format. My name came about, quite...
Robbi Nester

Excerpt from My Bison by Robbi Nester

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue and was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Fiction. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a...
Basmah Sakrani

Excerpt from Follow Follow Follow by Basmah Sakrani

The following short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue and was the 2018 Tiferet Writing Contest Winner for Fiction. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase...

An Inconvenience, Rightly Considered – by Lance Schaubert

Chesterton’s town flooded once. The week I read about it, my hometown flooded. “Rain bomb.” The hills in both our hometowns turned into archipelagos. It merely enforced Sabbath on Little Egypt. Chesterton’s line about...
Farhana Qazi

Excerpt from The Jhelum River by Farhana Qazi

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. Or, you can purchase a subscription and save. My voice fades almost to silence in the vast...