Identity markers are necessary, argues Kwame Anthony Appiah. They're also inadequate.
Struggling with whether to abandon my Korean name made me think about the queerness in all of our identities.
In Burton's debut novel, Louise and Lavinia represent the possibility that compulsive self-disclosure is a form of self-concealment.
Most Americans aren't abortion absolutists. The available political options don't reflect this.
Our identities—gender and otherwise—are shaped by community and God.
Self-realization is possible only in relation to a reality beyond the self.
How will Asian Americans vote? That's not a simple question.
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.
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.
The ancient stories of Genesis bear witness to a created world that is interconnected and has value in God’s eyes.
Technology is changing the nature of our selves. Yet, when I travel among different religious communities, many leaders focus on whether they ought to be on Facebook or not. I'm worried that our theological imaginations have not kept pace with our technological developments and I hope that in the decades to come, we can begin reflecting theologically on how our identities evolve.