Phoning home

God, like an attuned parent, hears not just the words we say but also the hidden parts of our hearts.

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How roads hurt animals

Ben Goldfarb’s book on road ecology has expanded my understanding of what makes a livable city—and world.

A church politics of nondomination

Liberal Anglicans and Methodists often face a tension between LGBTQ inclusion and anti-colonialism. But we don’t have to choose.

Self-evident truths?

What may have been obvious to Thomas Jefferson was probably not obvious to those he enslaved.

Jerry Falwell’s toxic legacy

Keri Ladner digs into the Moral Majority founder’s archives to show how his fantastical interpretations of world politics seeded the ground for QAnon.