In Torah, the stranger appears as a guest to be welcomed, not a problem to be solved.
I would have thought we would welcome a pro-democracy activist.
In Tijuana, we witnessed the resilience and humanity of the migrant movement.
An evangelical case for pluralism
A Guatemalan asylum seeker has an attorney and a team of supporters. It was still hard to get her children back.
The Trump administration's treatment of vulnerable migrants—particularly children—is neither fair nor humane.
In the hands of coercive power, the Bible is a weapon.
When we talk about the immigration rate, we're really talking about our most fundamental fears and beliefs.
We thought we had a good plan, but the lawyer said it might not work.
As leaves fall from the trees, Ali Smith helps us fall into the dreams and fears of her characters.
Love is always vulnerable and yet will never be trumped.
Susan Faludi’s memoir reveals the deep complexity of her father’s many identities.
American Christianity has faced theological-political crises before. Repeatedly, visions of what is possible for the nation have fallen short of reality. In the past, periods of change pushed faithful people to reconsider what they believed, not only about the nation but also about the meaning of God’s call to justice. In each critical moment, for good or ill, Americans altered their religious views, and the horizon of what was possible expanded or contracted. In revolutionary America, disunity resulted from debates over whether faith required obedience to the king or a revolt.
In Concussion, Dr. Bennet Omalu is a Nigerian immigrant and an outsider. This status is complicated by competing ideas of what America is.
U.S. immigration policy has long used the imposition of trauma and the dynamics of fear as weapons.