In Strasbourg, my husband and I became ecclesiastical two-timers. Once we'd done that, it was easy to become three-timers.
We like to think of our congregations as families. That's a powerful thing—but it can also be exclusive and off-putting.
A Penn State VP felt pressured to leave because she didn't understand the "Penn State way." It's a way that's not limited to Penn State.
Rites that include prostration make a striking impression. It's not often that one sees a fellow human in an act of total self-surrender.
If one moment symbolizes the unification of the continents, it might be the creation of the diocese of Manila—as a suffragan see of Mexico City.
Perhaps we should not be too hard on the people who ate their fill on the mountain and chased Jesus down on the other side.
Jesus offers signs of life in the midst of death.
Can Protestants believe in purgatory? Should they? Might this enhance ecumenical relations with Catholics? Jerry Walls's answer to each question is yes.
Joel Salatin's new book offers a full banquet of opinions, prescriptions and rants. How does the man find time to farm?
Michael McClymond and Gerald McDermott's remarkable book will undoubtedly become the standard scholarly introduction to Jonathan Edwards's theology.
Safety Not Guaranteed tells the story of Darius (Aubrey Plaza), a bored intern at a Seattle magazine. While researching a human interest story about Kenneth (Mark Duplass), a scientist/ store clerk who has placed a newspaper ad looking for a companion to accompany him into the future, Darius finds herself learning valuable life lessons about trust, loss, hope and, of course, love.
Writer-director Todd Solondz is the patron saint of schlubs and schlemiels. From his award-winning debut film Welcome to the Dollhouse (1996) through a series of low-budget projects, he casts an empathic eye on outsiders who can’t catch a break, no matter how hard they try.