From the Editors Articles from Christian Century http://www.christiancentury.org/section/49/feed en Intimate dangers http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-10/intimate-dangers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Almost a third of Protestant pastors think domestic violence is not a problem in their congregations. They're wrong.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-10/intimate-dangers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-10/intimate-dangers#comments domestic abuse domestic violence nfl ray rice Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 28555 at http://www.christiancentury.org Resisting ISIS http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/resisting-isis <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>The question isn't how frightening ISIS is. It's what actual threat it poses—and how to contain that threat without causing more harm.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/resisting-isis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/resisting-isis#comments Iraq ISIL ISIS Islamic State Middle East military intervention shari’a Syria Mon, 29 Sep 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 28422 at http://www.christiancentury.org The politics of deportation http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/politics-deportation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>On election day, the Republicans will keep the House, the Democrats may lose the Senate, and 1,000 more immigrants will be deported.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/politics-deportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-09/politics-deportation#comments Barack Obama electoral politics immigration immigration reform political climate Mon, 15 Sep 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 28218 at http://www.christiancentury.org Containing Ebola http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/containing-ebola <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Behind the Ebola epidemic are issues of basic health care. Combating it involves fairly basic public health measures and education.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/containing-ebola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/containing-ebola#comments Doctors Without Borders ebola Guinea Liberia Nigeria public health Sierra Leone U.S.–Africa Leaders Summit Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 28107 at http://www.christiancentury.org Back in Iraq http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/back-iraq <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Air strikes give the illusion of surgical intervention. But they are not unambiguous humanitarian acts.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/back-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-08/back-iraq#comments christians in iraq Iraq War Islamic State U.S. military intervention Yazidis Tue, 19 Aug 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27961 at http://www.christiancentury.org The Yoder file http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/yoder-file <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>The people to whom John Howard Yoder was accountable struggled to discipline him—and failed to deal adequately with his victims' pain.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/yoder-file" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/yoder-file#comments John Howard Yoder Martin Luther King Mennonite Church mennonite church usa Paul Tillich sexual abuse Fri, 08 Aug 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27830 at http://www.christiancentury.org Children at the door http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/children-door <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Instead of seeking the ability to deport Central American children faster, Obama should treat this situation as the refugee crisis it is.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/children-door" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/children-door#comments Barack Obama Central America immigration refugees Mon, 21 Jul 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27718 at http://www.christiancentury.org Pot and public health http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/pot-and-public-health <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>The "war on drugs" approach to marijuana has had major costs. But the dawning era of legal marijuana presents its own set of public health problems.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/pot-and-public-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-07/pot-and-public-health#comments drug legalization marijuana mass incarceration public health war on drugs Mon, 14 Jul 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27582 at http://www.christiancentury.org Sacrificed for what? http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-06/sacrificed-what <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Sacrifice has real moral resonance—but it can also be exploited. In Iraq, past sacrifices don't offer a guide for U.S. policy.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-06/sacrificed-what" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-06/sacrificed-what#comments al-Qaeda Barack Obama Iraq War Nouri al-Maliki sacrifice self-sacrifice Thu, 19 Jun 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27458 at http://www.christiancentury.org Unoriginal sin http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-06/unoriginal-sin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Readers may or may not accept Charles Hefling's reconstruction of the doctrine of original sin. But he continues the tradition of rethinking the faith in light of new knowledge, contexts, and concerns.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-06/unoriginal-sin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-06/unoriginal-sin#comments adam and eve Augustine Eddie Izzard Friedrich Schleiermacher original sin Reinhold Niebuhr Wed, 11 Jun 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27320 at http://www.christiancentury.org Fibbing about church http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-05/fibbing-about-church <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p class="p1">A new study finds that Americans say they attend religious services more than they actually do. Is this bad news for churches?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-05/fibbing-about-church" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-05/fibbing-about-church#comments church attendance nones Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life public religion research institute unaffiliated Mon, 26 May 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27185 at http://www.christiancentury.org Experiencing prison http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-05/experiencing-prison <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Legislative action may be slow, but a new consensus is emerging: massive incarceration is unsustainable, both morally and financially.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-05/experiencing-prison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-05/experiencing-prison#comments mass incarceration Patrick Leahy prisons rand paul Rick Raemisch solitary confinement Tom Clements Wed, 14 May 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 27061 at http://www.christiancentury.org Rwanda and after http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-04/rwanda-and-after <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>On the international scene, Rwanda has become a synonym for doing nothing in the face of genocide. After 20 years, what's changed?</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-04/rwanda-and-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-04/rwanda-and-after#comments Central African Republic Gary Haugen humanitarian intervention policing rwandan genocide samantha power Victor Boutros Mon, 28 Apr 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 26938 at http://www.christiancentury.org Money talks http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-04/money-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Eroding campaign finance rules gives wealthy donors more power. It may also generate cynicism and political disengagement.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-04/money-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-04/money-talks#comments campaign finance citizens united mccutcheon v. fec Stephen Breyer U.S. Supreme Court Mon, 14 Apr 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 26796 at http://www.christiancentury.org Whose religious freedom? http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-03/whose-religious-freedom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>The RFRA is a good law. But it wasn’t designed to grant religious rights to businesses—or to let people impose their beliefs on others.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-03/whose-religious-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-03/whose-religious-freedom#comments Conestoga Wood Specialties contraception mandate contraceptives Hobby Lobby religious freedom restoration act U.S. Supreme Court Mon, 31 Mar 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 26619 at http://www.christiancentury.org Borderland speech http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-03/borderland-speech <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>The best outcome of the tensions in Ukraine would allow the country to develop its unique role as a bridge between languages and cultures.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-03/borderland-speech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-03/borderland-speech#comments Crimea Eastern Europe language Oleksandr Turchynov Russia Ukraine Vladimir Putin Mon, 17 Mar 2014 05:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 26458 at http://www.christiancentury.org Wages to spend http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-02/wages-spend <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Washington is finally talking about increasing the minimum wage. Such a move comes with costs, but the benefits are far greater.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-02/wages-spend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-02/wages-spend#comments domestic policy minimum wage poverty in the us poverty line walmart Mon, 03 Mar 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 26353 at http://www.christiancentury.org Innovative moment http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/innovative-moment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>It would be a shame if the crisis in seminary education didn’t lead to fresh thinking about how the church calls, trains and places leaders.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/innovative-moment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/innovative-moment#comments seminaries theological education Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 26076 at http://www.christiancentury.org Safety net successes http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/safety-net-successes <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Sen. Rubio would replace the EITC with wage supplements. He’s offered few details, but at least he agrees $18,000 is not enough to support a family.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/safety-net-successes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/safety-net-successes#comments earned income tax credit lyndon baines johnson marco rubio safety net war on poverty Mon, 20 Jan 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 25957 at http://www.christiancentury.org Investment option http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/investment-option <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd field-item-first"> <p>Ministry is an undertaking of the entire church. Ministers flourish when they share their experience and reflect on it with others.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/investment-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.christiancentury.org/article/2014-01/investment-option#comments Wed, 15 Jan 2014 06:00:00 +0000 Diane Tinsley 25868 at http://www.christiancentury.org