In November, once again, Iraq responded to a military threat and signaled that it would
allow U.N. weapons inspectors to resume their work. This was heartening news.
Many of those present for Bill Clintons prayer breakfast repentance
were moved. Unlike his August 17 address to the nation, this speech was contrite enough to
The U.S. government is telling us that we have entered a new war, one that may last for
years, even decades. If that is so, we are beginning with the wrong strategy.
This summer I taught two weeklong courses, one in western Canada and one in the
AFL-CIO president John J. Sweeney talks about his priorities.
Religious persecution. Its becoming a hot topic, with a protest against it
gathering strong momentum around the world. Its about time.
As the United States drew close to launching bombing attacks on Iraq in
February, American church leaders across the theological spectrum spoke out in opposition.
In a remarkable display of Chris
In the first stage of the White House sex scandal, the media
was obsessed with how allegations of sexual misconduct and
possible cover-up against Bill Clinton might bring down his
Thirty years after King's death, racism continues to rend the country.
Several notes and e-mails commented on the mention of my then wife-to-be in my column
St. Augustine said there is a God-shaped hole in the human
The inward-outward journey of Mary and Gordon Cosby. An Interview.
It started with a phone call from Jeffrey Katzenberg, a
director in Steven Spielbergs DreamWorks film company.
Katzenberg is the former Disney executive who produced Aladdin<
Ronald Reagan was called the "Great
Communicator." Bill Clinton should go down in history as
the "Great Co-opter." I cant count the times
Ive seen various constituenc
On issues ranging from poverty to China policy to
abortion, some unexpected allies have recently emerged in
Washington and around the country.
The nations social welfare policy is changing
dramatically, and the religious community will play a vital
role in the transition to something new.
From the strength of our church traditions has come a new ecumenical spirit for the 21st century.