March 2018

Cover Story

Tips from the book of Daniel for dealing with a tyrant.


Two decades after the Good Friday accords, Protestant and Catholic churches in Northern Ireland are still working to build the peace.
The last book of the Bible has more shocking twists than 'House of Cards.'
Rejecting the heresy of individualism.


How did sororities and fraternities go from service to sociopathy?
A cry for hope amid dramatic changes in Zimbabwe.
Here's a relatively simple step to limit an "unstable, volatile" president's nuclear options.

Culture Watch

Women playwrights push back at male domination of theater.
In the 1980s, almost 300,000 farms were lost forever.
Four March culture recommendations from our editors.
I want movie bad guys to be more than monsters.
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy, by Ta-Nehisi Coates. One World. 
Christian Hospitality and Muslim Immigration in an Age of Fear, by Matthew Kaemingk. Eerdmans.
A Land Full of God: Christian Perspectives on the Holy Land, edited by Mae Elise Cannon. Wipf & Stock.
Henry David Thoreau: A Life, by Laura Dassow Walls. The University of Chicago Press.
Four questions for health educator Ruby Garner.


We are not the first to grapple with a leader whose only regard is for himself.
A Prophetic Exchange
Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle B


My parents didn't come right out and say it, but what they meant was, "You are not white."
Our nation's moral and political discourse is in serious trouble.
The gun involved in Donte Manning's death belonged to a cop.
Throughout history, embroidery and sewing have been women's work, girls' work, the work of the poor.