Recent Issues

Oct 12, 2016
Fall books. Books to recommend to elected officials; Amy Frykholm visits an Amazon bookstore; reviews of Colson Whitehead, Affinity Konar, and others.
Sep 28, 2016
Katherine Willis Pershey on sex before marriage, Anna Carter Florence on Paul in Athens, Peter C. Bouteneff on the Eastern Orthodox council in Crete.
Sep 14, 2016
Readers write on "feast"; Michael Root on commemorating the Reformation; Al Sharp on drug policy reform.
Aug 31, 2016
Celeste Kennel-Shank on Princeton's Farminary, Jeff Chu on a lesbian activist in Uganda, Bradley Burroughs on just war and drones.
Aug 17, 2016
Leanna Fuller on content warnings in seminary classrooms; Emily Heath on God and nonbinary gender; Jesse DeConto on racial justice at a pro-LGBTQ church.
Aug 03, 2016
Heidi Haverkamp, Steve Thorngate, and Joanna Harader on practices of blessing; Mark Yaconelli on failure in ministry; Charles Hefling on atonement.
Jul 20, 2016
Reggie Williams on seeing whiteness, Wes Granberg-Michaelson on stealing Jesus at mass, Lee Hull Moses on her church's magical supply closet.
Jul 06, 2016
Readers write on mistake, Pim Valkenberg on interfaith sibling rivalry, Ragan Sutterfield on the prayers of the people.
Jun 22, 2016
Amy Frykholm on DACA recipients, Trey Hall on the gospel as second language, Doug Bixby on conflict and triangles.
Jun 08, 2016
Robert Westbrook on populism & democracy, Dean Nelson on jazz vespers, Martha-Lynn Corner on not getting ordained.
May 25, 2016
Tommy Airey on Detroit's water conflict, Jan Schnell Rippentrop on confirmation, Rahul Oka on refugee cities.
May 11, 2016
Spring books. The Bible and books that illuminate it; why one book editor destroys books; reviews of Mayra Rivera, Mary Rakow, Matthew Desmond, and others.
Apr 27, 2016
Readers write on "road"; James Nieman on congregations' local wisdom; Matthew Levering on metaphysical proofs.
Apr 13, 2016
Theo A. Boer and Joseph J. Kotva Jr. on physician-assisted dying, Janet Soskice on the God of creative address, Sara Maitland on silence in the Sinai desert.
Mar 30, 2016
MaryAnn McKibben Dana on KonMari, Ian Curran on evolutionary convergence, Frederick Niedner on prayers about cancer.
Mar 16, 2016
Black Lives Matter symposium, William Cavanaugh on the church as field hospital, Melissa Florer-Bixler on children at funerals.
Mar 02, 2016
Amy Frykholm on a store that sells fresh meals cheap, Alison Collis Greene on Depression myths, Norman Wirzba on love that heals.
Feb 17, 2016
Theological education issue. Roger Owens on a teaching colleague's death, Molly Marshall on sustainable seminary, Will Willimon on leaders who are a pain.
Feb 03, 2016
Readers write on the subject "lies"; Rebecca Messman on a funeral for a gang victim; James Bradley on God, science, and randomness.
Jan 20, 2016
Lee Hull Moses on an ID card for immigrants, Jesse James DeConto on a Latino church's young musicians, Debbie Blue on the farce of Esther.
Jan 06, 2016
Jason Byassee on the church in Vancouver, Teri Ott on ministry among the Nones, Miroslav Volf on God the giver.