When did comfort become our highest aspiration?
Need words of confidence? Start with Psalm 27.
It’s hard to imagine this fear-driven resentment responding to outside counsel.
Theologian Todd Billings grapples with scripture, philosophy, and his own incurable cancer.
The psychologist’s new project makes explicit the moral imperative that has animated her work for decades.
Fear is a terrific uniter, but it's a strange way to carve out a Christian life.
As a child born in South Korea, I was taught that every North Korean is evil. As an adult, I found myself face to face with one.
Neuroscientist Abigail Marsh documents fascinating discoveries about how our brains process fear.
In our current crisis, fear is both cause and consequence.
When I fly I smile a lot, type only in English, and pretend I'm not reading a book about the rise of ISIS.
Our collective panic is hurting us. Can faith help?
“Do we lean in, or blame society?” We don’t need a solution that addresses either/or. With many structural inequities, injustices, and cruelty, the answer is both/and. Do we feed the homeless, or advocate for a society that no longer produces so many homeless people? Do we protest the death of one young black man, or do we work to change the brutal policing system? Do we send the people in Flint bottled water, or do we fix the pipes? The answer to all of these is yes and yes.
The prospect of Syrian refugees entering the U.S. has unleashed a wave of fear. But fear, while understandable, is an unreliable guide to policy.