Oddly, the less people know about something the harder it is to tell them about it.
The religious world we know was formed between 250 and 50 B.C.E.
With the critical knife of a theology of the cross, Jens sought to cut through modern fogs of religiosity.
The senator's questioning of a Catholic judicial nominee misrepresented the nature of faith—and overstepped the spirit, at least, of the Constitution.
Adapting to climate change requires something that’s hard for Americans: choosing collective solutions over individual ones.
Is there a center that can hold?
Poverty of spirit, like any kind of poverty, is unenviable but survivable.
"Love God, love neighbor." Sounds simple.
Cooper Harriss aims to rescue Ellison from neglect and misinterpretation—by reading him alongside theologians.
Kahf turns the stories of biblical and Qur'anic women to see their many facets.
The Green family's take on the Good Book is not as neutral as they let on.
Yes, it's another year-of narrative. But Esther Emery offers a moving story about the possibility of change.
In Rachel Seiffert's novel, the characters' fears unite them as they watch and wait.
Black women's contributions continue to be rendered invisible. Brittney Cooper offers a critical intervention.
For the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, we asked writers to choose one formative book and tell us about it.
Philip Jenkins recommends the best recently published books in his field.
Mary Clark Moschella recommends the best recently published books in her field.
Nina Riggs's love of the world shines through her memoir, even as the ground shifts beneath her.
Morrison examines how Western authors define their culture by estranging others.
Joshua Jipp recommends the best recently published books in his field.
Hans Boersma sees scripture as more open to imaginative reading than our modern methods permit. The key is faith in Christ.
Grant Wacker recommends the best recently published books in his field.
A breathtaking novel that bleeds existential urgency from every page
In Ocean's 11, the thieves' sheer coolness reeled us in. It's a harder sell when the heroes day-drink themselves to sleep.
At Trinity UCC, environmental awareness and racial justice are intertwined.
In small and large spaces, the 45-minute service is attracting people who might otherwise never enter a sanctuary.
After Charlottesville, Christians are re-examining memorials to General Robert E. Lee and others.
Baylor researchers found that 81 percent of Trump voters see Middle Eastern refugees as a threat.
Myanmar's military has been accused of ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity.
Faith-based organizations are integral partners in state and federal disaster relief efforts.
The number of people who are not affiliated with organized religion continues to grow.
On a national weekend of prayer, congregations lifted up people struggling with mental health issues, mental health professionals, faith leaders, and those seeking help.
Jenson was also active in ecumenical dialogues.