"What's going on is a nation-building process. It's similar to what happened at the end of World War I, when major empires were destroyed."
Every time I read Psalm 16, I think about how an individual's life is in large measure the sum total of the influence of others.
No rain in California is a disaster for all of us. But the drought, now entering its fourth year, is also an opportunity.
When the Ascension coincides with Lailat al-Mi‘rāj, perhaps Christians and Muslims can spare a sidelong glance.
We rarely think of Japan as a promising land for Christianity. But the murder of Kenji Goto reminds us that believers do exist there.
The generational gap between 25 and 42 might seem not that great. But Noah Baumbach has explored the subtle differences in many films.
It is clear in Acts 2 that a party is taking place—that dreams and visions are not meant to be dreamt alone.
Once again we have journeyed through Jesus’ death and resurrection—only to be left watching Jesus leave.
Nina Sankovitch explores the meaning and value of letters in our post-postal age.
Morticians haven't charged too much, they've done too much. With this precisely correct claim, Caitlin Doughty earns her contrarian stripes.
What are the best Psalms commentaries for Christian exposition? Walter Brueggemann and William Bellinger's book deserves a place alongside Clinton McCann and James Mays.
Kaethe Schwehn's memoir of loss, quest, and initiation begins by introducing the special spiritual geography of Holden Village.
Michael Kinnamon raises key questions about the ecumenical movement and its need for renewal. He's ideally positioned to propose answers.