A story of Christian life is incomplete if it ignores material things. If we reorient our gaze, we can see faith through embodied practices.
Isn’t it possible for both Israeli and Palestinian narratives to be true? Dialogue ends when each side demands that the other “let go of past suffering” and “get over it.”
On the international scene, Rwanda has become a synonym for doing nothing in the face of genocide. After 20 years, what's changed?
My student hasn’t allegorized Jane Eyre as Origen did the Bible. But she wrestles with passages until the text gives her a blessing.
Every Sunday, more people attend Assemblies of God churches in the Sao Paulo area than in all the U.S.
Compared to other attributes we assign to God, cherishing has received little attention. It’s easily absorbed into the broader category of love. Yet cherishing is a specific kind of love—one the inspires deep commitment.
The recipients of 1 Peter lived far off the grid of Roman power. A people with no social standing, they were deemed unworthy of defending. And yet it is to these people that the letter proclaims lofty praise.
For a large percentage of students, Salinger can still pack a tremendous punch, and he still connects with the spiritual seeker inclinations that are common among university students.
Wendy Cadge asks, What happens to religion when hospitals, many of them founded by religious groups, are secularized or otherwise constrained to serve patients beyond their founding communities?
Divergent puts age-old questions of belonging in a new setting: a postapocalyptic society with the motto “factions before blood.”