The Century asked 23 authors to boil Christian proclamation down to just a few words. What is the essence of the essence of Christianity?
Whenever I preached a dense sermon or used too many references, a missionary friend would gently remind me to proclaim the gospel simply.
U.S. farm policy badly needs an overhaul. But first, amid the worst drought in decades, Congress needs to pass an uninspiring farm bill.
Photographer Noel Vicentini captured the end of the Shaker paradise, Eden going to seed. He seemed especially interested in places of joining.
Ever since Westerners discovered Asian cultures they have been intrigued by possible relationships between Christianity and Buddhism.
John Knapp tells the story of a businessperson short on cash, with a client who can't pay his bill. For Knapp, this case study highlights the great divide between work and faith.
Readers familiar with Ross Douthat's column might expect his new book to be moderately conservative and carefully nuanced. It is neither.
Alvin Plantinga posits a profound conflict between naturalism and science. This extraordinary claim is deeply counterintuitive.
Susan Jacoby is an important truth teller. Her book's core idea is that old age is real, inescapable and often dreadful—despite society's illusions.
Theologians have long posited an omniscient God. The British TV show Sherlock delights us with an omniscient human being.