Jill Carattini


Jill Carattini is managing editor and principal writer of A Slice of Infinity, a daily reading considering themes from theology and culture to philosophy and the arts. She holds a degree in religion from Hope College, a masters of divinity from Western Theological Seminary, and a Th.M from Duke University, where she studied sacramental theology and the arts. Jill is ordained as a specialized minister in the Reformed Church of America, where she serves on the theology commission.

She is a frequent speaker and panelist on the subject of theology and the arts, teaches workshops in creative writing, and is leading the charge in RZIM’s growing emphasis on the arts and imagination as a critical means to engage contemporary culture with the person of Christ. Jill has lived and worked in diverse ministry settings, including urban ministry and university campus ministry.

She has spent time in a Native American community working within a local mission church in Oklahoma, and has studied in the Middle East, participating in a program aimed at understanding the culture, history, and politics of the Middle Eastern conflict. She enjoys reading widely in areas of theology, aesthetics, culture, and reconciliation. Among her favorite writers are John Calvin, Jeremy Begbie, Flannery O’Connor, Marilynn Robinson, Wendell Berry, and many of the early church pilgrims, though an early love of the writings of C.S. Lewis was most formative in her own faith and writing. Jill is a native of Pentwater, Michigan, and currently resides with her husband, Tony, and their son in Atlanta, Georgia.

Articles / Broadcasts

  • When Forgiveness Is Suffering

    In four horrific months in 1994, at the urging of the Rwandan government, the poorer Hutu majority took up....

    - March 27, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • A Servant Like This

    For his fluency with words and unrivaled poetic voice, Isaiah has been called the "Shakespeare of the prophets." His....

    - March 24, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • Gaining Consciousness

    The line between real and imagined is sometimes a little blurry. At least this is the conclusion of one....

    - March 22, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • Word and Image

    The first time I remember hearing the metaphor "rain on your parade," I was at a parade and it....

    - March 20, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article

  • A Triangle or a Cross

    Passing from the fourth grade to the fifth grade was not going to be as easy as I calculated.....

    - March 17, 2017  |  Posted In: A Slice of Infinity Article