When did comfort become our highest aspiration?
Editor/publisher Peter W. Marty reflects on signs of grace and explores Christian witness
For Simone Weil, paying attention means asking, ”What are you going through?”
He turned it into love and care for humiliated others.
Most of us have nouns in common; it’s the adjectives that divide us.
We may feel compassion in our guts, but we learn it by practicing empathic solidarity.
It’s hard to imagine this fear-driven resentment responding to outside counsel.
How the patron saint of mental illness has shown up in my brother’s life
A nine-year-old at my church wants to know.
The vulnerability of the newborn Christ challenges our inclination to play God.
There’s something uniquely precious about being physically present with people.
The Christian tradition has something to say about the ethics of extending life.
The end of fines and late fees
How do you see the face we cannot see?
Maybe the grace experienced in the sacrament precedes belief.
The “newspaper” I produced when I was 11 had simpler economics than the Century does.