The Radical King by Martin Luther King Jr., edited by Cornel West.
There’s too many of you crying
Brother, brother, brother
There’s far too many of you dying
then they stomped
as he lay on the sidewalk
hands cuffed behind his back
who was on his way this fall to college
Now that the Rockefellers have divested, what excuse does anyone else have?
Diverse books mark the 100th birthday of the great mystic and writer Thomas Merton.
100 Years after his birth, the postmodern sensibilities of this Catholic author and monk kept new generations coming back for more.
Do you always have to let bullies kick sand in your face at the beach?
It's time for Bible-believing Christians to take a new look at what scripture teaches us about gays and lesbians—and what it means to be a faithful church.
Our mission was, is, and always will be centered in Jesus Christ.
Right-wing politicians are fond of saying we need more Christian influence in American political life.
I don’t disagree with that. But I wonder if they have any idea what they are asking. For a nation guided by Christian principles would bear scant resemblance to their political agenda.
Take immigration, for example. Jesus practiced radical welcome, not the restrictive legalistic barriers envisioned by conservatives, and certainly not the denigration of dark-skinned immigrants and the unleashing of armed posses along the Rio Grande.
God’s people, after all, began as immigrants and refugees. God saw them as a “beacon” to all nations.
A conversation with novelist and activist Denise Giardina.