When spurred on by God and conscience, there's no telling what trouble you might get into.
Seminaries train pastors on how to read the Bible. But those tools often don't reach people in the pews.
The 10-year pop culture love affair with Harry Potter leaves questions at the crux.
Ten books on the shelf of one of our most respected biblical scholars.
An evangelical scholar looks at Sojourners' role in evangelical social justice.
The Housing First approach to homelessness is more humane -- and cheaper -- than older models.
Glenn Beck's exploitative event in Israel ignored justice and U.S. public opinion.
The Oslo shooter took inspiration from America's own anti-Muslim rightists.
Thank you for the interview with Rep. Walter Jones, “A Convert to Peace” (September-October 2011). Our government is truly disappointing in these past years and cynicism is rampant.
We all knew it would come. Someday. Always later.Mañana. It comes for us all. Sure. Of course. We know that. Someday.Mañana.
Re: “Men Behaving Badly” (by Jim Wallis, August 2011): I recall the story of King David and Bathsheba.
Claire Lorentzen’s article against the ROTC (“Studying War More?” September-October 2011) is intolerant. Not needing a military at all is a pipe dream. Nobody is forced to join ROTC. I have been in combat under various types of officers.
Gene Luen Yang’s otherwise enjoyable “Telling the Old, Old Story” (September-October 2011) inaccurately states that Moses was set on a river in a reed basket “to escape a besieged city.” Exodus clearly indicates that Moses’ family was trying to save him from Pharaoh’s decree that all male Hebrew
1. What led you to start an intentional community ministering to gang members? Gangs have a really strong sense of community: They fight and die for their homies and they support each other. Other programs offer job skills or anger management, but don’t offer community.
As a teacher for the Chicago Public Schools, I found your decision to run an advertisement from StudentsFirst.org (September-October 2011) troubling.