Paul Wellstone showed us that politics "by the people, for the people" is actually possible.
The Street Psalms community pursues theology from below—and that changes everything about how "missionary" work is done.
How the out-of-control emphasis on high-stakes testing jeopardizes school reform.
Faith groups celebrate the Supreme Court's health-care decision—and then get back to work.
A California measure would fight crime—and deficits—by repealing capital punishment.
"We've been caught up in conflict and violence for so long." —Congolese pastor
No, that isn’t a typo. Sojourners stood side by side with Focus on the Family to draw attention to the plight of millions who have been caught up in a broken system.
Women still are forced to operate as second-class citizens in the church.
The wonderful thing about Pixar’s Brave is how it negates the historic disempowerment of female fairy tale protagonists.
Stanford anthropologist T.M. Luhrmann discusses the social science behind the evangelical relationship with God.
My Neighbor’s Faith: Stories of Interreligious Encounter, Growth, and Transformation — Half the Sky — Between God & Green: How Evangelicals Are Cultivating a Middle Ground on Climate Change — America and Its Guns: A Theological Exposé
Solidarity may be all but dead in our politics, but it still lives around the edges of our culture.
Regarding Jim Rice’s column “Fairness for Whom?” (June 2012): One of Martin Luther King Jr.’s prophecies fits the effects of today’s right-wing political agenda with uncanny accuracy: “A nation that continues year after
Westboro Baptist Church’s absurd notions of humanity are readily evident, in both word and picture, in Joanie Eppinga’s interview of researcher Rebecca Barrett-Fox (“The Face of Hate,” June 2012).
I really appreciated your article about Ada María Isasi-Díaz, “The Mother of Mujerista Theology” (by Rose Marie Berger, July 2012).
About love she was all wrong, / the old capitalist, patron saint / of the self-made rich. How well / she misunderstood the paradox deep / as mothers’ grief:
Jonathan Kozol, author of Fire in the Ashes, talks about the gripping stories of poor children, the problems of “obsessive testing,” and how to build a school system worthy of a real democracy. An interview by Elaina Ramsey.