The 10-year pop culture love affair with Harry Potter leaves questions at the crux.
The BP catastrophe invites us to take a hard look at ourselves. We invited eight writers to offer their reflections on images from the Gulf Coast disaster.
Auto idolatry and casino economics have left Detroit tottering on the brink. What will it take for Motown to rise again?
Ambassadors. I'm a sometimes preacher, these days a Methodist holding forth among an Episcopal congregation in Detroit.
Thanks to Brian McLaren for his essay “decoding” the “kingdom of God” (“Found in Translation,” March 2006), and offering an alternative lexicon for this fundamen
Corporate dominance of world affairs seems almost god-like. Fortunately, things are way more dynamic and alive than the powers calculate, and their claim to be in control is actually self-deceived.
Our broken hearts are indeed the proper place to begin theological reflection. Wounded hearts, the tears of suffering and death, however, can lead divergent ways.
Is technology the tool of the devil? The primrose path to a better life? Or something in between?
There is a key spiritual gift that the church may bring to labor struggle: pastoral care.
Calling corporations and unions to their true vocations in the Detroit newspaper strike.
As soon as the generals and the politicos can predict the motions of your mind, lose it. Leave it as a sign to mark the false trail, the way
The remaining gospels of eastertide play out Jesus farewell discourse in the latter chapters of John.
There is no more brilliant literary surprise, I think, in all of scripture than the shocking cliffhanger abruptness of Marks resurrection account.
Prior to Constantine, when the church was outlawed and, with some regularity, systematically persecuted, the reception of members was a rigorous and risky proposition.