"Letter from Birmingham Jail" at 50
Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail"—and the Christian Century published it.
On abortion and homosexuality
Nowhere has our callow politics asserted itself more thoughtlessly and noisily than in the politicization of personal or private life.
God’s at-one-ment with humanity
Some questions won't go away. The creed says Jesus was crucified "for us," but what do those two little words mean? What good is the cross?
How to read the Bible with children
Much of the Bible is not fit for children—it's a book to ease little ones into, not drop them in cold. So what's the best way to go about this?
Case by case
Thomas thinks he should have been more suspicious of Lee and that his sermons should have had more of an effect on him. But these are not the immediate issues at hand.
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