The National Day of Prayer has been challenged by a National Day of Reason. This duel of proclamations trades on the notion that the two stand in opposition.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
No charges were filed against the police officer who killed Tamir Rice. But others are being held responsible: taxpayers.
Several recent state-level legislative efforts have something in common: they are solutions in search of a problem.
Both Cruz and Trump say the U.S. needs special surveillance of Muslims. This is precisely the wrong conclusion to draw from terrorism in Europe.
The church can be a space for difficult conversations about choices at the end of life—along with being a place for communal care.
Trump does well among those who identify as evangelical—but lack deep formation in faith. Formation fixes people’s eyes on higher things.
Last month, both the scientifically minded and the scientifically challenged paused to contemplate the far reaches of the cosmos.
The scale of government means its failures can be big ones. But so can its successes.
When it comes to equal pay for women, the church should do better than employers generally, not worse.
Many reforms are needed to make college affordable. The main one, however, is cheaper tuition—which requires greater public investment.