Steve Thorngate on alternatives to the common lectionary, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on costly hospitality, Amy Frykholm interviews Syrian Orthodox leader Cyril Karim.
Fall books. Lillian Daniel interviews Will Willimon; essential reading on theodicy, revelation, and evangelism; reviews of Reza Aslan, Debbie Blue, Diarmaid MacCulloch, and others.
Bethany Sollereder on extinction and God, Steve Thorngate on altered worship texts and copyright, ministry case study from Ellen Blue and Cynthia Lindner.
Howard Eissenstat on unrest in Turkey, Theo Hobson on reviving liberal theology, Ben Dueholm on how to con a pastor.
René Breuel on conversational witness, Gary Anderson on alms in the Bible, Brian Doyle's first encounter with a Protestant.
Eileen Flanagan on climate crises in Africa, Wes Granberg-Michaelson on urban ecumenism, Lee Hull Moses on LGBT people and the Disciples of Christ.
Daniel Bell on just war and counterinsurgency, Amy Frykholm on the black church and hospice care, Awet Andemicael on interfaith encounters.
Carolyne Call on the church and divorce, Kat Banakis on loneliness, Julie Ruth Harley on living with ALS.
Doug Rossinow on what happened to Occupy, Melissa Tabeek on Syrian Christian refugees in Lebanon, Daniel Schultz on government surveillance.
Amy Frykholm on ministry amid the oil boom, Jonathan Alpeyrie on Cairo's Coptic-run garbage city, interview with Lisa Yebuah.
Matt Fitzgerald and Christian Wiman talk about God, Ellen Blue and Angela Reed on a ministry dilemma, Jeffrey Bullock on how churches make choices.
Jen Bradbury on effective youth ministry, Sara Maitland on the perils of silence, Will Willimon on interfaith marriage.
Mary Louise Bringle on hymnals and why they matter, Philip Jenkins on the Waco siege, David Hollinger on Elesha Coffman's book about the Century.
Spring books. Richard Lischer on a book's life; Valerie Weaver-Zercher on Amish fiction; eight preachers on what else they read besides commentaries.
Robert Westbrook on "Letter from Birmingham Jail" at 50, Beth Felker Jones on House of Cards, Benjamin J. Dueholm on preaching the saints.
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