U.S. churches have long sought better relations with Christians in Cuba. The political thaw will make this much easier.
From the Editors
The Century's take on the issues of the day
Attaining justice for victims of sexual assault cannot be a matter of belief or disbelief. They are individuals, not symbols of a cause.
For black Americans, the abuse of power by police is not an aberration. It’s a familiar pattern.
As many as 13.6 million people have been displaced by the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. What can American Christians do?
In politics, meeting in the middle is often a useful and necessary thing. But it isn’t itself an adequate ethical yardstick.
In the U.S., assisted suicide has mostly been a hard sell. But there are some clear steps to take to improve end-of-life care.
Almost a third of Protestant pastors think domestic violence is not a problem in their congregations. They're wrong.
The question isn't how frightening ISIS is. It's what actual threat it poses—and how to contain that threat without causing more harm.
On election day, the Republicans will keep the House, the Democrats may lose the Senate, and 1,000 more immigrants will be deported.
Behind the Ebola epidemic are issues of basic health care. Combating it involves fairly basic public health measures and education.
Air strikes give the illusion of surgical intervention. But they are not unambiguous humanitarian acts.
The people to whom John Howard Yoder was accountable struggled to discipline him—and failed to deal adequately with his victims' pain.
Instead of seeking the ability to deport Central American children faster, Obama should treat this situation as the refugee crisis it is.
The "war on drugs" approach to marijuana has had major costs. But the dawning era of legal marijuana presents its own set of public health problems.
Sacrifice has real moral resonance—but it can also be exploited. In Iraq, past sacrifices don't offer a guide for U.S. policy.