The Common Good

Table of Contents

Cover Story

For many people of faith, the elections have shown that what is needed is nothing short of a new confession of Christ.
When candidates claim God as their campaign manager, you can be sure they're trying to divert attention from the real question: Do they walk the talk?

Features

Spiritual leaders gently guide bereaved souls through the holy land of grief and loss.
Paul's letters talk about Jesus' radical new vision of believers as family. But some Bible translations miss the point altogether.

Commentary

Whatever happened to the 'public good'?
Hope for the world's poorest countries

Columns

Will we recognize an Islamic peace movement when we see it?

We'll miss much about the election season. Or not.

Departments

The upcoming presidential election still looms large in our work.