“It comes down to human solidarity. Another name for solidarity is love.”
Six ordained people tell their stories
It got stolen, and I got scared.
Prayer is ministry, and ministry is prayer.
Neither is religion.
It’s not clear that college applicants will be the ones served by another number to measure them.
I used to have Jeremiah 29:11 in a frame on my wall. I don’t anymore.
The 21 men murdered in 2015 will be remembered long after the era of ISIL is forgotten.
This is one of those stories that provokes howls of rage.
Can we behave ourselves into love?
Tracing the racist history of the death penalty in Georgia
R.J. Maratea argues that lynching declined when white people began to realize that the courtroom would work just as well.
A physicist explores mystical experience
Alan Lightman asks great questions about science and religion. His answers are sometimes frustrating.
Kathryn Tanner’s anti-work ethic
The theologian doesn’t want finance capitalism to determine what we’re worth.
An Israeli writer’s final word to his fellow citizens
Amos Oz feared that fanaticism was rising in Israel as well as in the West.
Religious diversity and participation have flourished in Cuba since the country loosened restrictions. Christians are aiding their neighbors—and testing possibilities for political dissent.
A Methodist church-based messaging platform has sent hundreds of texts to people’s phones about how to prevent Ebola transmission.
The oil drilling facility is 130 feet from a church and 730 feet from an elementary school, reported a local coalition fighting for regulation of such sites.
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has acknowledged that it benefited from the slave trade. A clergy group encouraged the school to give part of its endowment to a college started by people who had been enslaved.
Botswana, like dozens of countries worldwide, inherited its law on gay sex from the British Empire. In recent years momentum has been building to repeal those laws.
Yan Xiong, who was a student leader at the 1989 demonstrations, sees Chinese people increasingly becoming disillusioned. Authorities have arrested pastors and placed more than 1 million Uighur Muslims into internment camps.
“Research and teaching are not simply academic exercises for me,” Walton said.
She is the first woman to lead the school in its 212-year history.
Mellott has written on a wide range of topics, including liberation for gay clergy and ethnography as a theological practice.
Hobgood was the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) general minister and president from 2003 to 2005, and founded the Disciples Center for Public Witness.