Tear gas over the soccer field

“You’re welcome to take it back home with you,” my Palestinian friend said as I looked at the US-made canister in my hand. “Actually, take all of them.”

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May 26, Trinity B (John 3:1–17)

Sometimes being truly free in the Spirit means being deeply bound to the outworking of God’s mission in the world.

May 19, Pentecost (Acts 2:1–21)

Acts points us to a better communion, one that preserves and celebrates diversity.

Anthony Hecht’s poetic vision

W. H. Auden’s most distinguished heir wrote poems that bear witness to history with great depth of feeling.

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A land dispute in the Old City

Armenian activists in Jerusalem and worldwide are up in arms over an agreement to lease communal land to a hotel developer.

Tear gas over the soccer field

“You’re welcome to take it back home with you,” my Palestinian friend said as I looked at the US-made canister in my hand. “Actually, take all of them.”

The Pharisees didn’t kill Jesus

If they had been the ones presiding over Jesus’ trial, says biblical scholar Israel Knohl, there wouldn’t have been a crucifixion.

Politics

A land dispute in the Old City

Armenian activists in Jerusalem and worldwide are up in arms over an agreement to lease communal land to a hotel developer.

Tear gas over the soccer field

“You’re welcome to take it back home with you,” my Palestinian friend said as I looked at the US-made canister in my hand. “Actually, take all of them.”

Gathering for good

On a Copenhagen street, emergency responders and passersby formed a spontaneous community.

What’s behind the grad student strike at Boston University?

My students are being financially exploited—based on a social imaginary that doesn’t reflect the realities of higher ed.