Jack Jenkins’s book is informative and persuasive, if not exactly unbiased.
The moral lessons of his humiliation and imprisonment seem fairly limited.
Ezra Klein suggests structural changes. Darrell West suggests talking to each other.
“We have remade our nation before and we can do it again.”
The answer, says Leah Schade, is about dialogue as much as any single sermon.
James and Deborah Fallows traveled around the U.S. to find out.
Daniel Cohen asks: When our culture of growth collapses, what will society look like?
What does ethical leadership look like?
A new book of essays shows that evangelicals aren't all the same culturally or politically. So what's holding them together?
The senator's jokes are still funny, even if Trump has made his satire obsolete.
How shrewdly the drama of mixed motives, mixed loyalties, and mixed feelings unfolds.
John Milbank & Adrian Pabst consider Western society’s many problems and offer a prescription: virtue.
David Miller’s book doesn’t offer policy solutions. It does help us think clearly.
At his inauguration on January 20, 1953, President Dwight D. Eisenhower took an unprecedented step: after taking the oath of office, he led the nation in prayer. During his prayer, which historian Kevin Kruse notes helped make Eisenhower’s inauguration as much a “religious consecration” as a “political ceremony,” the new president asked God to “make full and complete [the executive branch’s] dedication to the service of the people.” Eisenhower’s professed dedication to serve all the citizens of the United States and his willingness to rely upon God’s help were not entirely new.