Populism is a predictable recurring feature of any society that is unwilling or unable to be as democratic as it claims to be.
An eccentric existence is one where God forms the center of life, becoming the axle of our self-understanding.
The National Day of Prayer has been challenged by a National Day of Reason. This duel of proclamations trades on the notion that the two stand in opposition.
It's 2016 and the problem of evil is still unsolved. It's found a megaphone in Stephen Fry, who offers more rhetorical power than originality.
India's constitution is firmly secular and democratic. Yet in recent years, Christians and Muslims have faced persecution.
In The Lady in the Van, viewers see playwright Alan Bennett befriend a woman experiencing homelessness—and treat her as a human.
Jesus setting his face to Jerusalem marks a shift: the text mentions it three times. There is a boldness and immovable attention to the assignment.
Many people are bound. Some don’t even know it. The difference between being free and being bound is at the center of our Gospel text this week.
The binding constraint on progress against hunger and malnutrition is weak political commitment.
From our 21st-century perch, William Shakespeare seems more reclusive than ever.
If your mother is drowning in one location and two strangers in another, should you save your mother or the two strangers?
Ebenezer Kinnersly illustrates the depth of the controversy over outward manifestations of inner religious experience.
United Church of Christ pastor and blogger Emily Heath is a self-described binary-smashing, trinitarian, gender-nonconforming Reformed theologian.
Confessions is not primarily about Augustine at all; it is about God’s activity in the particularity of Augustine’s life.