Life of Faith

The eerie call of John the Baptist

His followers realized there was no quick exit from the discomfort of his words.

Are all Christians adopted?

Paul’s metaphor can be harmful to those of us who have experienced adoption—and the abandonment that is usually central to it.

Letters to Anthropocene kids

Ethicist Larry Rasmussen tells his grandchildren the truth about the earth’s peril—and calls them to embrace its beauty.

Settling into the joy of vocation

My life must be lived as a response to something beyond myself and my material needs.

Free Newsletters

From theological reflections to breaking religion news to the latest books, the Christian Century's newsletters have you covered.