“My workshops are not designed to create poets. I am using poetry as a catalyst.”
Until 1565, the local church was also the seminary.
He leaned back and sighed. “I think what you need is a spiritual experience.”
Can Christianity make universal claims without being exclusivist?
I posed this question to the students in my sexual ethics class.
Anyone who cries “it’s not fair!” is old enough to learn about racial inequality.
It’s easy to overestimate the credit we deserve for our own success.
The border wall means a lot to Trump. It means very little for public policy.
Growing up, I never heard a word about God laughing, joking, or doing anything for fun.
Amid a chaotic political situation in the DRC, churches are fighting for human rights.
Lent invites us to pay attention to our hunger.
Often our spiritual practices are one more way we refuse to see that all is grace.
After 60 years at Gethsemani Abbey, Paul Quenon wrote a memoir.
Essays that consider the natural order as God's creation—in a way scientists might recognize.
Craig Carter's book makes good points—and undermines them with his use of polemic.
A history of the 20th century told by ordinary Germans.
A digitized version of Omar ibn Said’s 15-page autobiography is now available through the Library of Congress.
The financially strapped church sold property to private investors in a way that critics see as secretive.
Canada’s private sponsorship program allows churches, community organizations, and individuals to apply for resettlement for refugees. U.S. partners can help.
Twenty-six states currently have some form of a ban on supporting the the boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement.
The right to form associations is part of First Amendment. Yet Americans sometimes view membership in them with suspicion—as some did with Shahid Shafi and Brian Buescher.
Her poetry about the natural world evokes the harmony of creation in Genesis 1, one scholar wrote.
Sanneh challenged the idea that Christianity was merely a tool of colonialism.