Francis—refreshingly candid and seemingly repelled by the perks of the papacy—offers new hope for the Catholic Church and beyond.
Pope Francis is clearly on a mission to alter the status quo, but will that extend to greater freedom for women's leadership in the church?
How taking it to the streets is changing theological education.
Regardless of where we end up on immigration reform, Matthew 22 reminds us that no law can make us love our neighbor.
New data shows that Protestant churches, including evangelicals, are increasingly involved in social action ministries.
Gaza, a land at once ugly and impoverished—and beautiful and rich.
Korean sex slaves—so-called "comfort women"—stand up for respect and justice.
Dreams of a better life—and political corruption—spark rising protests around the world.
GOP attempts to circumvent the health-care law range from the inane to downright bullying.
More than 80 bills to restrict voter access were introduced in 2013.
If you have something to hide, hide it better.
We should always be open to what God is speaking to a new generation of Christians.
Comic book creator Gene Luen Yang on his latest work, Boxers & Saints.
When we experience movies like memories, we meditate rather than consume, and do what Pascal suggested was the antidote to all the problems in the world: sitting still for 10 minutes and thinking.
Has the uptick in Christians eager to adopt overseas done more harm than good?
Resisting Structural Evil: Love as Ecological-Economic Vocation. Fortress Press.
Pastrix: The Cranky, Beautiful Faith of a Sinner & Saint by Nadia Bolz-Weber
"We're all bastards," Will Campbell wrote, 'but God loves us anyway."
Gregg Brekke’s important article “A Holy Land Without Christians?” (July 2013) draws attention to an issue that should concern us all—the decreasing Christian population throughout the Middle East.
Khaipi, a peace studies professor in Thailand and a Chin religious freedom activist
Excerpt from Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander
A poem in response to “Peering in the Dark Corners,” by Catherine Woodiwiss (July 2013), on U.S.
I appreciated Danny Duncan Collum’s article “Love, Race, and History” (June 2013) about U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey.
As a Christian who leads four lectionary study groups, I attempt to bring Rabbi Seth Goren’s wisdom on “Recognizing ‘Christian Privilege’” (July 2013) to my students by using Jewish websit
In the September-October 2013 issue of Sojourners magazine, senior associate editor Julie Polter interviewed award-winning comic book author and artist Gene Luen Yang about his new