We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: “bridge.”
“No one is born with racist ideas. People consume them, as others produce them to justify racist policies.”
One person told me, “It’s the first time I’ve been in a church for 30 years, since that day.”
Maybe Christian Realism is the best option we have today.
My friend adjusted his hospital bed. Then he said his final words.
The No More Deaths volunteers were imitating the logic of the incarnation.
The poet’s essays are winsome and articulate, wide-ranging and intellectually rigorous.
Marie Kondo works to restore right relationships between humans and objects.
Are we the gardener? Or the fig tree?
Prophecy is a job not for the comfortable but for the afflicted.
An act of solidarity with LGBTQ Methodists?
J. Philip Wogaman tried to surrender his ordination. Would this have helped?
Dazzling essays from flyover country
There are two conditions Meghan O'Gieblyn can't escape: Christianity and Midwesternness.
Christian humanism in a technocratic world
Alan Jacobs's biography of T.S. Eliot, Simone Weil, W.H. Auden, Jacques Maritain, and C.S. Lewis
Still resisting Constantine
According to Reformation scholar Jason Mahn, the birth of Christendom was a sort of Fall.
There are multiple options on the table at the special meeting of the top legislative body for the 12.6-million-member global denomination.
The U.S. government recently granted faith-based foster care agencies in South Carolina an exemption to a regulation barring religious discrimination in federally funded foster care programs.
For more than a decade, Islamberg has been a focus of right-wing conspiracy theories and has found itself the target of anti-Muslim white supremacist attacks as a result.
Last year only 14 Muslim Americans were arrested for alleged involvement with violent extremism—and none of them entered the country illegally.
Dozens were killed or wounded during mass Sunday at a cathedral in the majority Muslim part of the country, where most voters approved expanding an autonomous region to make peace.
“There are very few self-defined Christian bookstores like Hearts and Minds,” said author John Fea.
She was the first black woman to graduate from Yale Divinity School, to receive a doctorate in theology from Harvard Divinity School, and to receive tenure at Howard Divinity School.