Maya Angelou had it right: we can only try to be Christian.
From the Editor/Publisher
Peter W. Marty reflects on signs of grace and explores Christian witness
When the athlete disagrees with the umpire's call
What does it mean to own something, like a winter coat?
Children are good at asking questions that build relationship.
Some buzzwords that are due for a sabbatical
Part of me admires couples who don't pretend to be religious on their wedding day.
When we pray for "the poor," do we think of actual people?
Like goslings, we tend to attach ourselves to the wrong things—like political parties.
Fear is a terrific uniter, but it's a strange way to carve out a Christian life.
The GOP congressman has sent nearly 12,000 letters to Americans whose loved ones died in the war he voted to authorize.
All knowledge is communal, but that's easy to forget.
The birds fly without a designated leader. It takes them about 50 milliseconds to reach consensus.
The Hebrew Bible's instruction to love the neighbor appears only once. “Love the stranger” appears more than 35 times.
In occupied Paris, Yo-Yo Ma's father memorized Bach violin sonatas by day so he could play them during the blackout each night.
When we fall in love with our own moral positions, we lose sight of how to stand up against evil.