August 12, 2020
Our pandemic slowdown has been good for the planet
Dawn: Essays by readers
In declaring whose lives matter, Martin Luther failed his own idolatry test
Why the Washington, DC, football team needed to change its name
Messianic protest against the School of the Americas
In Kyle Lambelet’s view, SOA Watch demonstrates the virtues of a messianic politics.
Pregnancy is undeniably beautiful and bizarre
Both Agnes Howard and Brittany Bergman encourage reflection on a transformational experience.
Kristin Kobes Du Mez’s history of the manly godly man
How American evangelicalism baptized male aggression
Stuck in an imperial system that has outlived its promise
Ross Douthat wonders what will get us beyond decadence.
Sue Monk Kidd imagines Jesus with a strong-willed wife
The Book of Longings offers a rare glimpse into the interior lives of women in the biblical world.