The pastor urged his congregation to sign a petition backing antigay legislation. Clare Byarugaba knew she wasn't the only gay person there.
Politics & Society
Need a book to replenish your political and spiritual imagination this election season? I recommend Adrienne Rich's Collected Poems.
Bacevich provides another case of the fraught dream of managing history that Reinhold Niebuhr critiqued.
Over the past five years, migrants and refugees have flowed into Europe in unprecedented numbers. Some are converting to Christianity.
Christianity isn’t inherently white supremacist. But Christian faith in America has been interpreted in a way that upholds the tenets of white supremacy, which is built on 18th and 19th century Western hegemonic values. These cultural values, which have been intertwined into mainline American Christianity, protect and uphold the system of white supremacy. “All men are created equal,” claims the Declaration of Independence.
A friend notes, “now if we could get this type of article to be printed in men's magazines, too.” Indeed. Yet a male president’s byline on a Glamour exclusive makes a powerful statement before the main text even begins.
Pope Francis’s response to the killing of a French priest puzzled some. But it pointed to the true nature of Christian witness.
I see the people I'm protesting against when I get my mail, or sort my laundry.
I was born in California. One side of my family immigrated to the United States in the early 17th century. The other side of my family arrived on tightly packed ships filled with misery and tears. We have been American for a long time. Yet, it wasn’t until a cool night in November 2008 that I felt a sense of belonging.