What kind of nation are we called to be: arrogantly superior or humbly exemplary?
Paul shows us how to wrestle with violent passages in the Hebrew Bible.
Indigenous communities -- and local church leaders -- stand against open-pit mining that threatens to despoil Patagonia.
Multigenerational households are becoming more common, by choice or by necessity -- and these expanded family circles have both benefits and perils.
Fifty years after Vatican II, will a new generation of lay Catholics lead prophetic change in the church and in the world?
A conference at Cedarville University shows new political boundary-crossing in the Christian college world.
All of us owe Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth a heavy debt of gratitude for his willingness to give all he had to help build a more just society.
The war in Iraq was fundamentally a war of choice, and it was the wrong choice.
It was not the stones thrown by his tormentors that made him suffer most, he said; it was the silence of his friends.
I'm grateful to the men who use their power, money, and influence on behalf of women.
Roland Emmerich is known for making the kind of disaster movies that fans of quality filmmaking love to hate.
War and the American Difference: Theological Reflections on Violence and National Identity, by Stanley Hauerwas.
Free South Africa, To Love More Deeply, When Disaster Strikes, Wrestling with Tradition.
Orange Alert: Essays on Poetry, Art, and the Architecture of Silence. And, Fasting For Ramadan: Notes from a Spiritual Practice.
Consensus decision-making can make an old-style Senate filibuster seem purposeful and engaging.
Activist pastor Gardener C. Taylor on lessons learned in a long life of faithfully taking the side of the oppressed.
I found Tom Getman’s article “Holy Land Farce” (November 2011) to be very one-sided in its perception of Glenn Beck’s Rally to Restore Courage in August. I am a Jewish person, almost 62 years old, who became a Christian when I was 50.
Bill Wylie-Kellermann’s “Harry and the Principalities” (November 2011) gave voice to my family’s deep disappointment with the final Harry Potter movie. We had looked forward to the movie for months, but emerged in shock at how the ending completely missed the point!
There were two sets of stairs: the front ones curving and formal while the backstairs rose steep as a canyon wall. As a girl, I used to fly from their heights when I wasn’t falling.