There are many reasons to abolish the death penalty. Innocents on death row may be the most compelling.
The U.S. government continues to claim the authority to detain and kill without trial.
The Supreme Court decision on the ministerial exception deserves a "hosanna" — and prayerful consideration.
How U.S. and Israeli threats are undermining the democracy movement in Iran.
The lesson for me, as the parent of a middle school child, was to pay closer attention.
In fact, my knowledge of Brazil is limited to that tall Jesus statue overlooking a city, and the fact people can be naked on the beaches while speaking Portuguese.
More than 5 million voters could be affected by new Voter-ID laws and (coincidentally?) a disproportionate number of them are people of color.
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.
The painter Makoto Fujimura imagines what God might say to the church about its frequent rejection of the artists.
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.
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).
Thank you for your articles on human trafficking (“Ending ‘The World’s Most Savage Cruelty,’” February 2012).