Richard Kauffman interviews Middle East expert Joshua Landis, Barbara Wagner Dueholm on her father's war experience, Dennis Sanders on Asperger's and pastoral visits.
Spring books. Reading for the dark night; Will Willimon on Karl Ove Knausgaard; reviews of Anne Tyler, Marie Gottschalk, Richard Hays, and others.
Peter Brown on treasure in heaven, Amy Frykholm on expeditionary learning, Paul Jeffrey on gangs in El Salvador.
Charles Camosy on abortion politics, Jesse James DeConto on musician Sloan Meek and his disability, Carol Howard Merritt on Sacramento's WordHouse.
Readers write about appetite, Lauren Winner on God's labor pain, Amy Frykholm on Central American women seeking asylum.
William Brosend on Fred Craddock in retirement, Carol Howard Merritt on the ELCA's Ruben Duran, Norman Wirzba on gardening and climate change.
Theological education issue. Sharon Miller and Christian Scharen on M.Div.'s in debt, Andrew Root on Bonhoeffer as youth minister, Amy Frykholm interviews Lea Schweitz.
Chris Hoke on reading a parable with prisoners, Amy Frykholm on her struggles with the creed, Matt Gaventa on depression and love.
Katherine Willis Pershey on fidelity, Jason Whitt on parenting a special-needs child, Amy Frykholm interviews Claire Hajaj.
Angie Mabry-Nauta and Adam Joyce on congregational death, Katherine Willis Pershey on physical pain, Kathryn Reklis on Serial.
Steve Thorngate on baptism and place, Gregg Brekke on an immigrant and his sanctuary church, Stephanie Paulsell on Christmas Eve visions.
Christmas gift lists from the editors and columnists, Debbie Blue on Hagar, Joyce Shin on hyphenated belonging.
Ben Dueholm on sabbath politics, Scott Bader-Saye on affection and conflict, Sarah Morice Brubaker reviews Christine Helmer.
Jennifer Hollis and Amy Frykholm on end-of-life care, Wadih El Hayek and Youssef Zbib on Lebanese Christians and ISIS, Carol Howard Merritt on the Convergence network.
Gerald Schlabach on Paul and same-sex marriage, Jesse James DeConto on voting rights in North Carolina, Katherine Mast on watershed discipleship.