Forty percent of the food produced in the U.S. ends up in landfills. Meanwhile, people are hungry. Daily Table tries to address both problems.
Like Adam, we may end up treating God as if God were at the periphery. But where there is no center—or where we become the center—the circumference of life disappears.
The scale of government means its failures can be big ones. But so can its successes.
The exiled people of Judah turned to their stories—and found the belief that God would save them as before. Centuries later, Christians did the same.
Do women plant churches differently than men? Do they use different methods or a different style?
In Jessica Jones, the superhero villain's control over people is chilling because we recognize it. It plays out in ordinary abusive relationships.
Preachers often struggle with Palm Sunday, and Jesus' entry into Jerusalem gets short shrift. But Palm Sunday is about more than a parade.
Our culture's foundational sin is to make gods of ourselves, to find any excuse to go our own way rather than follow the Lord of life. We are weak. And yet in this Gospel story, so is Jesus.
After the anointing at Bethany, Judas asks why the fragrance wasn't sold and the money given to charity. A more apt question might be why Mary didn't use it on her brother Lazarus, dead just a few days before.
Emptiness can alternatively mean too little or too much. It is sometimes unclear where emptiness is distinct from excess.
The history and struggles of the Nigerian movement known as Boko Haram are more complicated than they first appear.
Do pollsters create what they purport to study? Wuthnow examines the power and limits of polls and surveys on American religion.
We wish something would prove beyond doubt that Someone obliged us large-brained, bipedal primates with a breath of consciousness.