Thomas G. Long teaches at Emory University's Candler School of Theology and is the author of Preaching from Memory to Hope.
The anxiety over Zero Dark Thirty reveals what happens when we cede the task of constructing our social narrative to the entertainment industry.
Prayer is not a violation of the laws of nature. It's woven into God's ongoing act of creation, as fully as the tides.
Sick people long to be touched—the very thing loved ones tend to avoid. In today's mechanized medicine, doctors keep their distance as well.
Fall books: Reading habits
My daily reading is tethered to the rhythms of the sun. In the evening, there is the slow burn of the substantial book beside the easy chair, which I savor in small portions. Early mornings are marked by a different pattern.
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