Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
Is it man or humanity? Ark or chest?
Does biblical scholarship still matter for the life of faith?
In Genesis, God separates the dry land from the sea. But God also makes marshes, estuaries, and coral reefs.
Two new books help us talk about what it means to be transgender in a changing world.
Sometimes we need a place where we are told, “You did nothing wrong.” Can our communities provide that space?
The first black female Episcopal priest was also an early proponent of ideas that would develop into black feminism, intersectionality, and more.
Resistance might not achieve its outer aims. Nevertheless, its inner life persists.
In Mark 5, a hemorrhaging woman meets a permeable savior.
As CC books editor, I get to peruse a lot of books. Too bad I can’t review them all.
Coakley's kind of theology requires more than claims. It needs prayer.
I was born in California. One side of my family immigrated to the United States in the early 17th century. The other side of my family arrived on tightly packed ships filled with misery and tears. We have been American for a long time. Yet, it wasn’t until a cool night in November 2008 that I felt a sense of belonging.
We call God "Father" and "Mother" because children don't say "Parent, Parent." But what will my children call me?
Bathroom bills. The phrase’s bouncy, alliterative nature, plus just the word bathroom, makes it somehow seem light, frivolous . . . oh, it’s just about the bathroom. It’s not.
Flesh is indeterminate. It flows, changes over time, and is consumed and transformed. It becomes the reality of rich spiritual encounter.