Believers and nonbelievers alike are often reticent to talk about religion. Yet many people long for such conversations.
I think and convey ideas more clearly at a desk with a pen in hand than I do on my feet in front of a group of listeners. That’s why books about writing and reading occupy much of my time.
Fast-food workers think they deserve $15 an hour. If it looks like they are overreaching, that's just because they're so woefully underpaid now.
We don’t know which experiences specify our humanity. But the Abrahamic faiths agree that we are made of dust and ashes, a bit of clay or a mere clot.
Shared holy places might puzzle American or European Christians. In the rest of the world, religions have rarely enjoyed such a monopoly.
Kate Bowler chronicles how millions of Americans came to see not just wealth but also health as a birthright of the born again.
Fruitvale Station is a powerful, meditative exploration of one ordinary life that met an extraordinary and tragic end.