Shane McCrae reimagines the life of a wounded angel
Poetry that continues the rich literary tradition of angels and offers a new, illuminating perspective
Why climate activist Bill McKibben is concerned about AI and genetic engineering
“It comes down to human solidarity. Another name for solidarity is love.”
David Heim interviews Bill McKibben
Reflections on The Other Wes Moore
Overall, though, it was a moving book that certainly had me reflecting on the fragility of my own journey, and the many ways it could have continued down a very different path that where I find myself today. Hopefully such a book would open us up to our shared humanity and make us less likely to use one dimensional categories like “thugs,” and “those people” to define other people. We would all be more compassionate if we identified more deeply with those whose journeys have taken hard and painful turns.
Speech bearers: The divine in the human
In John's prologue, the incarnate Word is the God of creative address.
Faith makes us human
We wish something would prove beyond doubt that Someone obliged us large-brained, bipedal primates with a breath of consciousness.
The face of Everyhuman
As a child, I liked to survey strangers about what it means to be human. Brandon Stanton has created a fully realized version of what I was doing.
Reason for hope
A friend recently announced that he had given up hope for the human race. There are days when I find myself thinking about this a lot.