Michael Brenner shows that contemporary debates have precedents in the origins of the movement.
The Hebrew Bible's instruction to love the neighbor appears only once. “Love the stranger” appears more than 35 times.
State governments have been cutting funding for schools. Many teachers have had enough.
School can't simply admit students from diverse backgrounds and expect them to know how to talk to each other.
The evangelical group teaches farming, provides hospitality to newly arrived refugees, and watches the local salmon.
A podcast about Watergate and a TV drama about Weimar Germany remind us that we don't know how our own story will end.
Both parties advocate freeing individuals to pursue self-interested goals, argues Patrick Deneen. This has fractured society.
Leni Zumas's novel makes a political point. More importantly, it cultivates empathy.
"It's a sin problem," goes the slogan, "not a gun problem." Whatever definition of sin is operative here, it isn't Paul's.
The March for Our Lives activists are avoiding some of the patterns that have paralyzed previous efforts.