March 2019

Cover Story

How right-wing billionaires are attempting a hostile takeover of the U.S. Catholic Church.


Psalm 46 calls us to quiet our souls. But it also guides us to engage a tumultuous world.
A black pastor tried to break through the isolation in a small Southern town. Would his neighbors reciprocate?
We’ve been sent a letter from Jeremiah, wherein lies a future with hope.


Protestant traditions are splitting over sexuality, as they did slavery, but this time it’s different.
It’s more than just a right-wing loophole for evading civil rights laws.
To Tommy Douglas, universal health care was an essential part of the kingdom of God.

Culture Watch

Out of tensions over difference, Mosaic Theater creates paths to communal renewal.
A review of ‘Hermanas: Deepening Our Identity and Growing Our Influence,’ by Natalia Kohn, Noemi Vega Quiñones, and Kristy Garza Robinson. 
A review of ‘She Would Be King,’ by Wayétu Moore.
A review of ‘A Climate of Desire: Reconsidering Sex, Christianity, and How We Respond to Climate Change,’ by Eduardo Sasso.
The days of corporate neoliberal consensus are gone.
Four March culture recommendations from our editors.
On Aquaman, Jesus, and Willem Dafoe.


There are really no more excuses for climate change deniers.
The U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia is only the most recent of a long list of deadly alliances.
The lessons of slain Brazilian civil rights leader Marielle Franco cannot be forgotten.