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John Shields

John Shields


Gertrude's Restaurant at Baltimore Museum of Art

Faith and the Future

I had a sense of foreboding as I approached my assignment to blog about the Faith and the Future session, the fifth in the Baltimore Food and Faith Project’s Enoughness series. This is a tricky subject for me. Like millions of people worldwide, I struggle with my personal thoughts, beliefs, and disbeliefs, about how our spiritual perspectives shape the future of our world, or of the realm to come. Not only what might happen to us at the end our mortal lives, but even how the end of civilization might come about. Perhaps as the musical group REM’s song decries, “[it’s] the end of the world as we know it.” Read More >