An immigrant and the church where he lives
When the ICE agents left, Francisco Aguirre’s supporters called Augustana Lutheran. The church had been preparing for years to take the call.
Writer Francis Spufford
“There needs to be a reason before the reasons began why you’d engage with an argument about God at all. This, I think, is where it makes sense to speak in the language of experience, of emotion.”
A poor nation opens its doors
Uganda hosts one refugee for every 160 residents. That’s more than seven times the burden the U.S. bears.
Mixed loyalties in family and faith
As the imam spoke, it struck me that a whole generation of Muslim Americans would grow up feeling the weight of self-consciousness.
A closer look at Hagar
Hagar’s story has often been read as if it explains some inevitable animosity among the Abrahamic faiths. We should try reading it differently.
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