An interview with Sen. Ehab El Kharrat, a Christian member of Egypt's Parliament, on why he sees the country as a "work in progress."
Arab Christians are vital to a thriving Middle East - and their numbers are dwindling.
The Predator and Reaper drones in most common use by the CIA and U.S. military carry 500-pound GPS-guided bombs or Hellfire missiles.
More than 1,000 civilians have been killed by U.S. drone strikes. Obama, technology, and the myth of redemptive violence.
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill shines a light on U.S. covert wars.
Immigration reform must include protection of workers' rights.
How the dominance of Christianity affects interfaith relations.
If Bernice King had been born on time, her daddy's letter might never have been written.
Even at their best, toys like the American Girl Dolls send a mixed message.
Religious extremism will not be defeated by a primarily military response.
As the Lean In debate shows, striving for gender equality is still personal and political—and vital.
According to Wendell Berry, all you need to have hope is one good example.
Educating All God's Children: What Christians Can—and Should—Do to Improve Public Education for Low-Income Kids by Nicole Baker Fulgham / Bidder 70 / Just Spirituality: How Faith Practices Fuel Social Action by Mae Elise Cannon / Courage to Think Differently by George S. Johnson
The Sacredness of Human Life: Why an Ancient Biblical Vision Is Key to the World's Future. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing
The History Channel's The Bible, like so much of so-callled "religious pop culture," seemed to be the product of good people trying to do a good thing, but at best putting the desire to convey a particular message ahead of making the best artwork for the medium.
In “Friends Without Borders” (May 2013), Shane Claiborne writes: “Each of these peace guilds is a little conspiracy of hope in a fear-strangled, border-obsessed world.” This supports the often-stated theory th
Susan Burton, founder of A New Way of Life Reentry Project
It’s rather disconcerting to read Marie Dennis in “Calling of the Shepherd” (April 2013) asking the new pope to give heed to the demands of Catholics.
I’m delighted the Tostan approach (“Change From Within,” by Aimee Molloy, May 2013) to end female genital cutting in Senegal is having widespread impact.
A radio documentary with Susan Burton, Michelle Alexander, and five residents of A New Way of Life Reentry Project.
Does mass incarceration serve the common good? Susan Burton speaks out.