Amid our dying empires and institutions, we might recall the story of King Ahab.
Politics & Society
Someone has got to do the dishes.
Still, I wish Lin-Manuel Miranda had asked more of us.
The good news about collective and institutional sin is that, like individual sin, it can be redeemed.
As the global population ages, it’s unclear what will bind people to faith.
How Rod Dreher gets Russian history—and the American present—wrong
They use Pharaoh’s tools to dismantle oppression.
Democracy is about membership in a local community. It can’t flourish without local journalism.
The conflation of Christianity and American patriotism has never done either one any favors.
Felipe Hinojosa profiles resistance movements from the late 1960s and early 1970s, when religion and politics were inextricably linked.
The promises and dangers of Israel’s new coalition government
The gap in the lectionary’s account of the return of the Ark of the Covenant echoes a pattern we have seen too often in our country.
We need structural change. We also need to be willing to be personally undone.
Early-20th-century European and North American missionaries grew concerned about it—but never in their own churches.
The Bible provided some healthy agitation as we built coalitions to literally set the captives free.