Faithful responses to work, family and everyday life
Faith and doubt are often posed as opposites. Yet Thérèse of Lisieux and Virginia Woolf are part of the same history.
Sick people long to be touched—the very thing loved ones tend to avoid. In today's mechanized medicine, doctors keep their distance as well.
Neuroscientist Kenneth Hayworth is opposed to death, and he thinks he has a solution.
The newlyweds stood in worship surrounded by examples of the options for how their marriage will end. And 100 percent of marriages do end.
I recently learned that "Onward Christian Soldiers" can speak truth—when it's not a display of militarism but just patently ridiculous.
Stephanie Paulsell teaches at Harvard Divinity School.
Carol Zaleski is professor of world religions at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts.
Samuel Wells is the vicar of St. Martin-in-the-Fields in London and author, most recently, of Learning to Dream Again: Rediscovering the Heart of God (Eerdmans).
M. Craig Barnes is president of Princeton Theological Seminary and author of The Pastor as Minor Poet (Eerdmans).
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