"My message is that you don't have to change who you are to care about this issue."
The perennial plant's tightly furled leaves emerge in March, pushing aside wintry desolation.
"Should it be legal?" has not been serving us well.
As the years passed, Graham’s list of doctrinal dealbreakers got shorter. He kept preaching his simple, nonsectarian call to faith.
What began as respect for the Second Amendment has morphed into a colossal idolatry of lethal weapons.
Most Americans aren't abortion absolutists. The available political options don't reflect this.
On the feast of St. Paul's conversion, Google kept reminding me that it was also Virginia Woolf's birthday.
The sect, which was founded in the 13th century, confounds the idea of irreconcilable differences between the two faiths.
When Jesus walks into the locked room, the first thing he offers is peace.
On Easter Sunday, we want to feel triumphant. Instead we get Mark 16.
Who were the people who watched Jesus' crucifixion?
When I was a youth pastor, I was familiar with John 13—but the idea of footwashing freaked me out.
Vittorio Montemaggi shows how important it is not to get stuck in the inferno.
Jonathan Eig's biography shows how the boxer took on opponents in multiple arenas.
Kevin Young and Kurt Andersen each argue that fake news is nothing new.
What scripture means is not reducible to what it once meant.
From creation to Mary Magdalene, Barbara E. Reid offers convincing alternatives to sexist interpretations of scripture.
The web portal's creators hope others will submit documents on church finances, policies and procedures, and sexual abuse case settlements.
Hundreds of U.S.-based workers have lost their jobs in the past year. Many of them are refugees themselves.
Activists such as Rosa Namises see the nation's abortion law as an inheritance from a racist government—one that contributes to high maternal death rates.
Climate change's toll is increasing in South Africa.
Last year nearly 1,500 priests joined Unite, one of Britain’s largest unions.
Magdalene House Kerrville—a sister organization of the program in Nashville, Tennessee—serves survivors of sex trafficking, prostitution, and addiction.
Fackre was influential in the formation of the United Church of Christ and wrote the five-volume work The Christian Story.