Hope smells like barbecue.
Life of Faith
What we can learn from the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector
God’s presence transfigures here, now, in the familiar.
Each year a Hindu priest asks my students to “worship our own, but respect all.” They find the second part easier.
The gymnast who brought down Larry Nassar tells her story.
Idolatry is the desire to manipulate God.
Epiphanies flare up and fade. How can we keep them in our everyday vision?
One of the greatest mysteries of faith is that God loves us as is.
How human isolation from the rest of the world keeps us from thriving.
The devotional, political poetry of Barbara Crooker
What two drastically different messages from parishioners taught me
Susan Neiman considers how Americans might learn from Germany.
The virtue of kindness depends on who we see as kin.
Jess Row asks what happens when alienation turns to rage.
Scot McKnight looks to Paul to define the pastoral task.