“In the wrong hands, forgiveness can become a kind of tyranny.”
Life of Faith
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After Ruth Everhart was raped, she had to rebuild her beliefs about God’s will.
Theologian Deanna Thompson used to criticize the pervasive technological creep overtaking our lives. Then she was diagnosed with cancer.
Faced with someone trying to deny me shelter from the rain, I thought, are you kidding?
Chuong Nguyen, who came to the U.S. when Saigon fell in 1975, recently offered his citizenship to someone escaping Syria.
Be an activist. But approach it with intention, care, and clear limits.
Essays by our readers reminded me of the call to forgive “70 times seven,” especially in relationships with people we can’t eject from our lives.
They were black, Latino, and white. They were whispering and laughing together.
Children have unique needs for both freedom and protection.
In the Bible, freedom is always more than a simple choice or the absence of coercion.