Issue: February 2018
Last spring, El Salvador banned the mining of gold and other metals—thanks in no small part to the work of the Catholic Church.
In 1935, Dietrich Bonhoeffer founded an underground seminary of the Confessing Church.
The gospel, peopled with sick folks, mirrors the imperial world.
Male sexual violence is endemic, ongoing—and church-sanctioned.
News shapes our perceptions of society. Deception incarcerates us.
Tisha M. Rajendra discusses her new book, Migrants and Citizens: Justice and Responsibility in the Ethics of Immigration (Eerdmans).
Line drawings and sparse prose offer an unusual—but winsome—portal to the holy word.
And Your Daughters Shall Prophesy: Stories from the Byways of American Women and Religion, by Adrian Shirk. Counterpoint Press.
Still Christian: Following Jesus Out of American Evangelicalism, by David P. Gushee. Westminster John Knox Press.
Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times, edited by Carolina De Robertis. Vintage Books.
What do we do with works of art made by men who do dark and despicable things?
Theological integrity more than political partisanship must govern churches' response.