Uneasy holiness in the Sinai desert
People assume that silence and peace can be simply harnessed together, silence as Xanax for the soul. But that's not how deserts work.
A critical look at ‘death with dignity’
Brittany Maynard's story is compelling—but not typical. Basing policy on cases like hers can be dangerous to the people the policy affects.
Assisted dying in the Netherlands
As a review committee member, I assured foreign delegations that the Dutch model was a good one. That conclusion has become harder to support.
Faith and identity in Ukraine
The unrest in Ukraine has led to calls to establish a national church. But which church should play this uniting role?
How does one pray about cancer?
Do we ask for miracles? Do we pray, if only to cover our bases, that God would give special guidance to doctors? And what would happen if we didn't pray?
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