Andrée Seu Peterson

Andrée is a senior writer for WORLD Magazine. Her commentary has been compiled into three books, including Won't Let You Go Unless You Bless Me, a collection of reflective essays written in the wake of her husband's death. Andrée resides in Philadelphia, Penn.


The Word stands forever

| But it's getting lost in the minds of the biblically illiterate
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/28/01, 12:00 am

Tom Sawyer, bristling with the largest collection of yellow, red, and blue tickets for the successful recitation of Scripture memorization (tickets he has just got at the schoolhouse door in exchange for bits of lickrish, a fishhook, and other treasures amassed during a certain whitewashing episode) is now called to the podium at the head of the class, which this moment has become the epicenter of the universe, time itself being transfixed and every breath bated and every eye on the improbable scholar and on the Superintendent in his annual descent from on high to bestow the prize: a handso

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| Motherly murder in the city of brotherly love
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/14/01, 12:00 am

Recent front-page story in the newspaper of a city that's increasingly hard to shock: The 35-year-old mother (let's call her "Samantha") lived in a poverty-bitten neighborhood in the once fair metropolis of Philadelphia, erstwhile stomping ground of George Whitfield and his evangelistic road show. The Apocalyptic writer might simply have said, "where Satan has his throne."

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| The reason I lock the cooler door
by Andrée Seu Peterson
Posted 4/07/01, 12:00 am

There's a lock on the cooler door at work. It's one of four locks I secure each day before I close, and I would leave a warm bed and drive the mile and a half to the café if I realized I had overlooked one.

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