A lack of ID caused problems for immigrants—as well as for the police who encountered them. Through a series of dialogues, a solution emerged.
The Century's new publisher is Peter W. Marty, author of The Anatomy of Grace and senior pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport, Iowa.
Can the word God be separated from the particular tradition by which God is known? Christians have long answered this question both ways.
Learning a language requires us to focus our attention on something outside ourselves. It's a lot like learning to pray.
The title character of Mohammed Hanif's novel Our Lady of Alice Bhatti is a Catholic nurse in Pakistan. Turning the other cheek is not her strong suit.
"What was the point of that movie?" my son asked, without hostility. He knew that what he'd seen was about more than what he'd seen.
What might change if we could see something up there greater than the suffering world below? If we could get a glimpse of heaven, we would have proof—an experience that we could refer back to for the rest of our lives.
The writer of Luke may be challenging his readers to accept even those whom the oppressed might reject, but Paul reminds us to act with love in all things.
In this week’s Gospel reading, many people praise Jesus’ teaching—until he claims that he is the fulfillment of the scripture he reads. It is difficult for American Christians to grasp how shocking Jesus’ announcement is to a first-century synagogue.
The Nicene Creed concludes with resurrection and eternal life. But, Stephen Davis observes, neither reality can be proved by experience.
Wonder is an essential disposition for Christian discipleship. According to Susan Engel, children learn to wonder by asking questions and receiving answers.
Violence seems to have permeated every dimension of our common life and our imagination. Jonathan Sacks offers a wise response.