Our spring books issue's reviews include Deanna Thompson on Sharon Baker, Walter Brueggemann on Mary Boys, John Haught on Elizabeth Johnson, and more.
Covenant and schism in the UMC
A growing number of UMC clergy are performing same-sex weddings in open defiance of the Book of Discipline. What happens next?
A different way of seeing
Seeing has distracted me from learning how the light inside me works, fooled me into thinking I have a clear view of where the road leads.
Ministerial group bridges left-right divide
Afterwards, Larry Engel thanked Mike Breininger for running a productive meeting. Breininger was startled: "I don't recall a liberal pastor ever complimenting me."
An invitation to silence
We began our business meeting in the chapel with dimmed lights. I led the board through several calming prayers, noticing our breath and heartbeats.
The Century's work relies primarily on subscriptions and donations. Thank you for supporting nonprofit journalism.
Support us by buying books: