Spending Lent with people in recovery

In the company of church members in recovery from addiction, I’m feeling more open to the doctrine of original sin.

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Too old to be president?

Critics of Biden’s memory slips fail to mention any of the positive traits associated with aging.

In search of Rumi’s live heart

Looking for an Arabic translation of a favorite line, I found myself on a treasure hunt.

March 3, Lent 3B (John 2:13–22)

Whatever Jesus is attacking, it isn’t the practices of the people coming to the temple to worship.

Politics

Too old to be president?

Critics of Biden’s memory slips fail to mention any of the positive traits associated with aging.

Repairing the redlined body of Christ

My church wanted to participate in our city’s reparations efforts. We began in our archives.

Faith, hope, love, and AI

Our different responses to artificial intelligence point to different stories—and different Christian virtues.

Ten ways Christians can criticize Israel that aren’t antisemitic

Since October 7, many well-intentioned statements have undercut progressive Christians’ moral high ground by invoking antisemitic tropes. It’s an avoidable problem.