I was skeptical about sainthood. Then I met three people whose lives were changed by Mother Teresa.
"There was a time in my life when I devoured Christian literature," says novelist Chigozie Obioma.
A global denomination, a clash of principles, and the coming reckoning
The gig seemed fairly routine. Then I saw the parrots.
Coakley's kind of theology requires more than claims. It needs prayer.
Does being a good citizen require keeping up with current events?
Survivors are in our pews—and pulpits.
Self-realization is possible only in relation to a reality beyond the self.
Churches in a place where they are the only signs of hope
Nat Turner led a slave rebellion. He also heard the voice of God.
Matthew's geneaology underscores that God has always worked through messy and broken families.
Jesus' ministry is not what John the Baptist expected it to be.
Criticism of the slave trade from 200 years ago speaks to us today—and not just about race.
Readers won't easily trace Edna St. Vincent Millay's personal life in this collection.
Two debut novels portray everyday life in Nigerian cities. They also teach Americans about our own culture.
Ministry today requires multiple strategies and layered identities.
Two refreshing new books place the storyteller within the story he tells.