Concern for the welfare of animals has deep roots in scripture and Christian history.
The "bio" in bioethics must include how we treat the lives of nonhuman animals.
In coalfield communities, a grassroots "people's pastoral" takes Catholic tradition in a new direction.
Frustration and resentment can draw working-class people in multiple directions - including activism.
With complex stories and artful design, some video games inspire empathy, not mayhem.
How to Survive the Apocalypse: Zombies, Cylons, Faith, and Politics at the End of the World, by Alissa Wilkinson and Rob Joustra. Eerdmans.
Waging Peace: Global Adventures of a Lifelong Activist, by David Hartsough with Joyce Hollyday. PM Press. Teaching Peace: Students Exchange Letters with Their Teacher, by Colman McCarthy. Vanderbilt University Press.
An excerpt from We Are Charleston: Tragedy and Triumph at Mother Emanuel (Thomas Nelson, 2016).
Loretta Lynn's honest ambivalence about motherhood was disturbing to the male gatekeepers of popular culture.
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
Out of respect for the role the Karnofskys played in his life, Louis Armstrong wore a Star of David until he died.
Some white Americans are deeply resentful about the loss of white supremacy and privilege.