Harvesting wild greens always returns me to our species' hunter-gatherer roots. Not so long ago, this is what people did the world over.
At St. Peter's, the font beckons Detroiters to wade into freedom—while the bottled water around it brings to mind the principalities and powers.
Twice a year I take a day off to undo the work I get paid to do. This sounds batty, but it's becoming a spiritual practice of mine.
A narcissistic demagogue is different from a racist-völkisch one. But Trump's ideological unpredictability bears its own dangers.
Efforts to avoid the term proof are mistaken—both as a reading of Aquinas and as a broader claim about whether God exists.
Local ways are rarely senseless or stupid. It's just that a new pastor likely doesn't yet understand them as the locals do.
In response to our request for essays on the subject road, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
If we're going to adopt business language for the church, we should think less about reaching a certain market and more about the nature of the product.
"Narcissists can be inspiring. Whether they are creative or destructive depends on their philosophy."
The rise of megachurches has created a larger public role for some churches—even as it has signaled the loosening hold of organized religion.
In John's prologue, the incarnate Word is the God of creative address.
People assume that silence and peace can be simply harnessed together, silence as Xanax for the soul. But that's not how deserts work.
Brittany Maynard's story is compelling—but not typical. Basing policy on cases like hers can be dangerous to the people the policy affects.
As a review committee member, I assured foreign delegations that the Dutch model was a good one. That conclusion has become harder to support.
The unrest in Ukraine has led to calls to establish a national church. But which church should play this uniting role?