New today: M. T. Dávila reviews Kelly Brown Douglas, the story of Isaac and Ishmael as a source of hope, who's going to teach religion?
New today from the Century
White space, black lives, by M. T. Dávila. After I received the request to review Kelly Brown Douglas's book, I kept seeing her main thesis displayed in the news.
A rabbi and an imam: The story of Isaac and Ishmael can be a source of hope, by Alana Suskin and Haytham Younis. Today, as Jews end their Yom Kippur fast, Muslims begin the Eid al-Adha holiday. Two clergypeople met for coffee and then exchanged e-mails about a shared story.
Who's going to teach religion? by James Calvin Schaap. Imagine trying to talk about U.S. politics right now and not talking about faith. Imagine talking about world affairs without referring to religion—it can't be done. But how do we teach religion?
Standing with Kelly Gisendaner, by Carol Howard Merritt. I called the Georgia Parole and Pardons Board. Would you? You could save a precious life.
“Whatta ya say?” a poem by Warren L. Molton
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