A children's ministry of play
The children from our church walked into the synagogue quietly. But
when the rabbi invited them to look at the ark containing the Torah scroll, they lost all reserve.
Retrieving ancient sources to challenge racism
When black theologians focused on nontraditional and extra-Christian sources, white theologians had an excuse to ignore them. Not anymore.
Changing rules for sex and marriage
Equal marriage is a social experiment of yet unknown proportions. No wonder we are confused.
College chaplains on the hookup culture
Lisa Belkin, Christian Smith and others have raised concerns about campus sexual culture. We asked several college chaplains to comment on their assessment.
Kerry Cronin, relationship adviser
"I once asked a panel of students about relationships—were they
seeing anyone? Did they feel like they had to break up before graduation? They looked at me as if I
had been speaking Greek."
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