Editor’s Letter Issue No. 8: Embodiment
In the eighth issue of Clerestory Magazine, contributors confront the joys and pains of being a body.
Editor’s Letter On Sanctuary
In the seventh issue of Clerestory Magazine, contributors locate places of rest and refuge.
interview Grieving Well with Amanda Held Opelt
Amanda Held Opelt is a songwriter, speaker, and writer based in Boone, North Carolina. Her work stands at the intersection of faith, grief, healing, creativity, and belonging.
Editor’s Letter Issue No. 6: Food
In the sixth issue of Clerestory Magazine, poets and writers explore how food comforts and connects us to each other.
Editor’s Letter On History
In the fifth issue of Clerestory Magazine, writers explore the events, stories, and relationships which shape us.
Editor’s Letter On Ecology
In the fourth issue of Clerestory Magazine, writers explore the environment and relationality.
interview Climate Grief with Hannah Malcolm
Good theology rewrites the stories we tell about ourselves. So for those who belong to a faith tradition, theology is essential to the climate movement...
interview Seed Stewardship with Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance
When you learn how to save seeds, you are taking part in an ancient tradition of your ancestors and contributing positively to the ecological cycles of the planet.
Editor’s Letter On Therapy and Healing
In the third issue of Clerestory Magazine, writers respond to the question, “what heals?”
interview Healing in Action: An Interview with Compassion Prison Project Founder, Fritzi Horstman
Fritzi Horstman is the Founder and Executive Director of Compassion Prison Project, a Grammy award-winning producer, a filmmaker, and a trauma survivor. A graduate of Vassar College, Fritzi envisions “all prisons as healing and education centers” and works toward that vision of transformation every day.
interview How Comedy Heals Us: An Interview with Comedian and Writer Geoffrey James
Geoffrey James is a comedian, writer, actor, and podcast host. A graduate of the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, Geoffrey writes for Carpool Karaoke and works for the Headgum Podcast Network, where he hosts The Headgum Podcast, co-hosts Review Revue, and appears in Headgum’s original sketch series.
interview On Embodied Liberation: An Interview with Leadership Coach and Founder of Embodied Black Girl, Thérèse Cator
Thérèse Cator is a mother, leadership coach, embodiment practitioner, storyteller and founder of Embodied Black Girl, a collective dedicated to the “embodied liberation,” flourishing, mental health, and wellness of Black women.
Editor’s Letter On Community
In Clerestory Magazine’s second issue, we examine the meaning of community and liberating possibilities for collective life
interview Cultivating Hope and Healing with Rev. Kyndra Frazier
Rev. Kyndra Frazier is a community healer, pastor, clinical practitioner, leader, founder, writer, and teacher. A graduate of Emory’s Candler School of Theology and Columbia School of Social Work, Rev. Frazier combines clinical practice and pastoral care in her work with individuals, families, and communities.
interview On Revolutionary Love: A Conversation with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
I have in my own way, tried to create the Beloved Community. The world really needs that.
interview Recovering Compassion with Center for Council’s Jared Seide
Jared Seide is the Executive Director of Center for Council. Center for Council administers programs which encourage compassion, repair communal ties, and teach presence, speaking truth, finding resonance without judgment, and listening.
interview Living, Doing, Being: An Interview with Theos Director Elizabeth Oldfield
Theos Think Tank, based in the UK, explores the intersection of faith and society. Elizabeth Oldfield has served as Theos’ director for ten years and hosts Theos’ popular podcast,The Sacred.
Editor’s Letter On Faith
In the inaugural issue of Clerestory Magazine, contributors examine the frustrations and invitations of "faith."
interview On Beauty and Faith: An Interview with Alabaster Co-Founder Bryan Ye-Chung
Founded by Bryan Ye-Chung and Brian Chung, Alabaster produces books of the Bible, texts on subjects at the intersection of art and faith, and reading guides.
interview Our Common Home: An Interview with GoodLands Founder Molly Burhans
Molly Burhans is the founder of GoodLands, an Ashoka Fellow, a cartographer, and a practicing Catholic. She was named a Young Champion of the Earth by the United Nations’ Environment Program in 2019 and holds a master’s degree in Ecological Design from the Conway School of Landscape Design.
interview In God’s Time: An Interview with Hugh Reid
Can you hear it? The world singing – or have they taken that from you too? Ever since I was little, I’ve sensed the world speaks to us. Certain environments hold mourning in the ... earth, other places exude soft yellow and deep green.
interview Storytelling and Soul Expression with Zainab Zeb Khan
Art has the ability to show three sides to a story: yours, mine, and what really happened.
interview The Wisdom of Stories: A Conversation with Enuma Okoro
Enuma Okoro is a Nigerian-American writer, speaker, and cultural curator who locates her work at the intersection of the arts, culture, storytelling and soul care.