In this issue Rebekah Miles describes the key role that Ursula Niebuhr played in the development of her husband's
thinking and writing ("Uncredited").
The article sent me to the bookshelf for Elisabeth Sifton's fascinating account of her parents' life together.
Christians need to support the cause of a Palestinian state that
will live peacefully beside Israel—and at the same
time reach out to our Jewish neighbors in
friendship and love and shared commitment to the common good.
For Jesus, unity among his disciples is an instrument of the evangel itself. Presbyterians
have a great evangelical opportunity to show a fractured world that it
is possible for people to disagree and yet remain in
When the great theologian Karl Barth was charged with being a
universalist, he reportedly denied it, but then quoted 1 John: "Christ
died for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the
Martin Marty laments the moment when you realize you are not going to read all the books you hoped and planned to read—and you will have to depend on what others are saying about books you will not get around to reading.