Survival under capitalism makes demands on our flesh—and some of us have to pay more than others.
Politics & Society
Can John Rawls help Christians understand justice?
Two new monographs provide religious entry points into the political philosopher’s thought.
Revolutions Bicycle Cooperative, a church-based bike shop with a social vision
An introduction to Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Michelle Duster situates her influential great-grandmother in the history of Black life in America.
In 1964, Mimi Ford jumped into a pool—and changed the course of history.
Georgetown was built on the backs of enslaved people
Reparations for their descendants are a necessary, imperfect beginning.
We can’t let the filibuster keep us from doing something about it.
The Afropean saint is reemerging amid a swelling African diaspora.
A landscape scarred by the trauma of eugenics
Elizabeth Catte traces the haunting history of forced sterilizations in Central Virginia.
It began when I realized the church has always had a process for changing its mind.
A Palestinian evangelical’s supersessionism
Munther Isaac’s critique of the Israeli government is perfectly fair. But why does he also need to critique Judaism?
Accepting the call to Black motherhood without averting my eyes from the spectacle of Black death
Bishop Philipose Mar Chrysostom worked with unlikely partners—including communist leaders in Kerala—to bring about social change.
It’s beautiful when people come together to protect their hungry neighbors. It’s appalling that they have to.
Amid our dying empires and institutions, we might recall the story of King Ahab.