There are many reasons to abolish the death penalty. Innocents on death row may be the most compelling.
The Supreme Court decision on the ministerial exception deserves a "hosanna" — and prayerful consideration.
The U.S. government continues to claim the authority to detain and kill without trial.
How U.S. and Israeli threats are undermining the democracy movement in Iran.
We need to build understanding as well as skills to break the cycle of poverty, because our obligation as Christians is not just help, it’s love.
Corporations want to store up treasure on earth — that's their whole, entire, complete, and utter point.
The lesson for me, as the parent of a middle school child, was to pay closer attention.
More than 5 million voters could be affected by new Voter-ID laws and (coincidentally?) a disproportionate number of them are people of color.
Piano-playing cats or union organizing drives—Google and Facebook don’t care. They just keep a sieve in the flow to collect information that can be sold to advertisers.
Worship Across the Racial Divide: Religious Music and the Multiracial Congregation, by Gerardo Marti; The Forgotten Bomb; Let It Burn; Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis.
Gandhi and the Unspeakable: His Final Experiment with Truth, by James W. Douglass.
Along with the silent film The Artist, Haywire, and War Horse, the smartest wide-release recent movie is Chronicle, a kinetic fusion of Breakfast Club-style teenage angst with post-9/11 violence-as-a-way-of-life (or at least way-to-be-noticed).
Thank you for your articles on human trafficking (“Ending ‘The World’s Most Savage Cruelty,’” February 2012).
I appreciated Jim Wallis’ plea for more precision in how the word “evangelical” is used in our society and especially in the media (“Defining ‘Evangelicals’ in an Election Year,” February 2012).