Lessons learned and unlearned
Working in the shop gave bone and muscle to my pastoral identity. But it also taught me to anesthetize anxiety with long hours, to work out of fear of failing.
Faith at an early age
The term theological education brings to mind formal study. But people's deepest
convictions about God and their deepest stirrings of faith are often
formed at an early age.
The Haredim in Israel
No week passes in Israel without an article being published—usually negative in tone—about the Haredi community.
How Religion Divides and Unites Us
The U.S. would seem to be prime ground for deep and chronic social conflict. Yet the evidence indicates that Americans get along fairly well in spite of having many different religions, including the growing number who subscribe to "no religion."
The scourge of world hunger
I should have seen my road to Damascus moment approaching. I’d been warned.
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