J. B. Stump on God and science, Paula Huston on Bede Griffith and pilgrimage, Mark Schloneger on election-day communion.
Year-end lists of books, music and film; interview with Dennis Sanders; Tom Long on desperate prayers.
Charles Hefling on open communion, Chris Hoke on ministry with inmates, Suzanne Guthrie on meditation and milking.
Allan Rohlfs on constructive conflict, Lillian Daniel on the AAR-SBL gathering and the Hyatt boycott, Amy Frykholm interviews Peter Edelman.
Amy Frykholm on clergy health, Christine Pohl on kindness, Steve Thorngate on the rhetoric of class.
Fall books. Deborah Smith Douglas on reading as a Christian practice; Amy Frykholm interviews Christopher Smith; Thomas G. Long, Barbara Brown Taylor, Scott Cairns and Kathleen Norris on their reading habits.
Ben Stewart on liturgy outside church, Bob Francis on health-care reform, Carol Howard Merritt on a response to a betrayal.
Benjamin Dueholm on football and ethics, Lee Hull Moses on a difficult congregational discussion, Paul Jeffrey on AIDS.
Various authors on the gospel in seven words, Elizabeth Myer Boulton and Matthew Myer Boulton on poetic preaching, Charles Hefling on the Episcopal same-sex rite.
Cover package on Mormonism, Tom Long on the absurd in worship, Brian Doyle makes his confession.
Sarah Hinlicky Wilson on life on the ecclesiastical frontier, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on the covenant life, Carol Zaleski on prostrate ordinands.
Roger Thurow on hungry farmers in Africa, Steve Thorngate on the role of government, Ralph Wood on John Henry Newman.
Michael Schwartz on the Jordan River, Frank Honeycutt on leaving a big church for a small one, Stephanie Paulsell on Marcelo in the Real World.
Paul Dafydd Jones on universalism, Jayson Casper on Christians in Egypt, interview with pastor Joyce Shin.
Amy Frykholm on sex ed, Tom Lynch on Michael Moore, Andrew Packman on an interfaith choir in Bosnia.
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Giving up our control issues
How can we move beyond our walls when our congregations need so much care?
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