Education debt is crippling students, and America's response gets a failing grade.
The destruction and looting of art and historical sites in Syria is " the worst cultural disaster since the Second World War,” according to anthr
A military-only strategy won't defeat ISIS, and may even make things worse.
Part of "setting captives free" is helping see the invisible bonds of structural racism.
Surprisingly, acts of civil resistance in Syria and Iraq have shown success against the so-called Islamic State.
Nelson Mandela was one of the 20th century's greatest leaders, but the long walk to freedom in South Africa is far from over.
In the gospels, at least, not a sparrow falls to the ground without God's attune.
Two countries lumped together in the "axis of evil" have few similarities.
As servants of a Lord who was tortured to death, we must commit to healing the wounds we have inflicted.
If we are closed to faith language, we may find ourselves burned up and frozen out.
Tomorrow Is My Turn by Rhiannon Gidden / Sand Opera by Philip Metres / Tricked by Jane Wells and John-Keith Wasson / Tailings: A Memoir by Kaethe Scwehn
Democracy requires universal access to the means of communication.
How a punk-rock drummer became a rescuer of ancient Syrian spiritual music.
If the purpose of art is to help us live better, then to have integrity, storytellers who feature characters who behave badly have a responsibility to illunminate their motivation and context.
It Runs in the Family: On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing Into Rebellious Motherhood. OR Books.
This is My Body: From Obesity to Ironman, My Journey into the True Meaning of Flesh, Spirit, and Deeper Faith. Convergent Books.
Thank you, Jim Wallis (“‘We Were Strangers Once, Too,’” February 2015), for another sensitive editorial.
Mother, mother / There’s too many of you crying / Brother, brother, brother / There’s far too many of you dying —Marvin Gaye
Lisa Sharon Harper’s “An Education in Implicit Bias” (January 2015) covers a number of good points, but contains one significant factual error.