Christianity

Matt Hildreth 12-02-2008

As we reflect on the history, meaning, and mythologies surrounding the season of Thanksgiving, indigenous theologians Richard Twiss, Raymond Aldred, and Terry LeBlanc offer their perspectives on the interaction between Christian faith and Native American identity, and how religions, culture, and the Gospel interact.

Peter Rollins 10-14-2008
In a world where following Christ is decreed to be a subversive and illegal activity, you have been accused of being a believer, arrested, and dragged before a court.

Gareth Higgins 10-13-2008
Bill Maher is that rare thing: a media figure unafraid to say what he really thinks.
Matt Hildreth 10-02-2008

FlobotsFlobots are a Denver-based, hip-hop/rock alternative group, whose powerful activist lyrics explore issues from globalization and poverty to war and peace. Their influences include civil rights activist (and Sojourners contributing editor) Vincent Harding, who has a cameo in their newest music video...

United Methodists in the U.S.

Brian McLaren 11-01-2007

Our 'framing' stories aren't serving us well. But there is an alternative: the good news of Jesus.

Just before 3 a.m. on June 14, intruders forcibly entered Justapaz, the justice and peace office of the Colombian Mennonite Church in Bogotá. The burglars took two desktop computers.

In the prison-industrial complex, is there hope for redemption?

Corbey Dukes 8-01-2007

Like many in the Christian community, I became greatly disillusioned with the Religious Right.

American theists perceive God in four general ways, according to findings from the Baylor Religion Survey.

Struggling to explain God's ways to your Sunday school class? Nothing says "atonement" like sugar tinted with Red Dye No. 3.

Since the box-office success of Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ, there's been a lot of hoopla about the big, previously neglected "Christian audience" (and how to cash in on it).

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle C.
Elaine Storkey 5-01-2007
What will we see if we view the global economy through the lens of faith?
Alan Betts 4-01-2007
The faith community will need to step up its role as protectors of creation.
Clifford Rivera 4-01-2007

"The wind blows wherever it pleases." Word?
The scene is played out. We need some Eden!
Were Abba the DJ, He'd spin hymns
To slay.

Let all creation praise! Worried that your pooch won't come with you at the rapture? Anxious that the piety crowd might think your four-legged life partner is short on salvation?

Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary Cycle C.
Amy Ard 4-01-2007

Some activists possess a certain quality that's hard to put your finger on; you just know it when you see it. They are hopeful when the situation seems hopeless, they are gracious—even to those they struggle against—and their powerful convictions are reflected not just in their speech but in the way they live their lives.

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