Mormons are in the familiar situation of being on the defensive theologically and politically. But they are also in terra incognita: they are viewed as leading the way in preserving family values.
Proclaiming good news ought to in some way lead to a response. Otherwise it can be an exercise in cheap grace.
The persistence of a rigorously orthodox Protestant area in the Netherlands must make us rethink our generalizations about the state of religion in Europe.
I live in a part of the country where the five-letter word taxes is often used as a four-letter word. Folks around here are highly skeptical of government even as they say we have the best government in the world.
If you wrestle with this Matthean parable through the night, it'll leave you limping by morning. Martin Luther didn't like preaching on it, and worshipers in early October won't be in the mood for its judgment.
My father was diagnosed with Alzheimer's at age 80. Had I read these three new books, I might have been more helpful to him in that difficult moment.
Christian Smith offers a way between the idea that young adults are the great hope of our nation and the idea that they are crazed idiots.
Another Earth, a Sundance darling that has gained attention by word of mouth, follows the latest cinematic trend by combining two genres into one mysterious, if uneven, film.
The Devil's Double seems destined for midnight screenings on college campuses, maybe on a double bill with Scarface.