Julie Clawson 10-08-2009
So I've been having a few interesting conversations about my book
Cesar Baldelomar 09-29-2009
As a struggling Catholic, the uproar and division caused by conservative U.S.
Diana Butler Bass 09-29-2009

ABC's Nightline has been running a series on the Ten Commandments in which they explore the issues and dimensions of each commandment in contemporary society.

Mimi Haddad 09-23-2009
The gender discussion in the church today is captured succinctly by New Testament scholar Gordon Fee in
Julie Clawson 09-03-2009
Recently, while traveling through Michigan, I attended Mars Hill for church one Sunday.
Jim Wallis 08-11-2009
Last Thursday, I wrote about truth-
Cathleen Falsani 07-31-2009

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called children of God."

- Jesus in the gospel of St. Matthew

"From man's sweat and God's love, beer came into the world."

- St. Arnold of Metz, patron saint of brewers

Jim Wallis 07-30-2009
For our family, summer is road trip time. Joy loves to drive, and our two boys, Luke and Jack, are veteran travelers - by land, air, and even sea!
Jim Wallis 07-27-2009
I was doing a workout anyway, so I decided to watch Sarah Palin's farewell address while pumping away on the elliptical machine.
Brian McLaren 07-23-2009
This Seattle Times article on the current state of the Religious Right union
Caroline Langston 07-22-2009
Last week, less than 48 hours after there was a senseless homicide in our neighborhood, my family participated in a time-honored summer ritual: My husband and I took our 5-year-old son to Vacation
Rose Marie Berger 07-21-2009
Debates on our national system of providing health care are raging in political a
Mimi Haddad 07-20-2009

In last week's post, I argued that because the apostle Paul commended the work of Phoebe-a deacon (Romans 16:1-2)-the tradition of female deacons continued throughout the early centuries, as noted both by the archaeological evidence and also in Christian literature preserved from this period.

Brian McLaren 07-20-2009
My friend Bob Carlton sent me this link to a Guardian piece by Madeleine Bunting, "
Joel Allen 07-17-2009
In the fall of 1997, I began a graduate program in Bible at Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Anne Dunlap 07-14-2009

The alien who resides with you shall be to you as the citizen among you; you shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.

Joan Chittister 06-25-2009
Editor's note: In "What Sustains Me," an article in the