His 1978 book, “Rich Christians in an Age of Hunger,” helped me through a crisis of faith.
Esau McCaulley and Katherine Stewart on how the G.O.P. weaponized Christianity — and where we go from here.
Even as Catholicism wanes in many Western countries, in Canada, it is holding steady as the largest religious denomination.
I believe in bookstores in part because I believe in pluralism.
If we don’t talk about economic justice, we are advancing an emaciated view of Christian political engagement.
Abortion “abolitionists” are the outer edge of the anti-abortion movement. They’re looking to gain followers after the decision to overturn Roe, unsettling mainstream anti-abortion groups.
What the overturning of Roe v. Wade means to abortion opponents like me.
God and guns have become strangely intertwined.
“We often have a very twisted understanding of authority and unity, and it is wielded in a way that keeps whistle-blowers silent.”
The story behind the parental rights movement and how it seemingly came out of nowhere.
The restoration of a wall painting depicting an idealized Jerusalem is a reminder that the Roman monument, known best for gladiatorial combat, was a sacred Christian space for centuries.
Christian theology teaches that societies — not just individuals — bear responsibility for evil.
Gunmen fired on Catholics celebrating Mass in a usually peaceful part of the country. There was no claim of responsibility and the motive was unclear.
Secularization has supercharged the culture wars and expanded the Republican tent.
“In prayer, I find the answers I need or the strength I need.”
The church leaders who made themselves blind, and then cruel.
If God does not want us to perform abortions, why did he put me in a situation where I would have to do one?
First, they have to understand the deep philosophical differences underlying these conflicts.
The MAGA formula was “a white Christian nationalist strategy from the beginning.”
“Now is not the time to brag or gloat or celebrate. Now is the time to get to work.”
Why Roe v. Wade may be overturned by the very forces of polarization it unleashed.
A Jewish settler group is promoting projects that opponents say will change the delicate historic, religious and political balance in highly symbolic areas around Jerusalem’s Old City.
Some evangelical pastors are hosting events dedicated to Trump’s election falsehoods and promoting the cause to their congregations.
When we see others as the sum of their past beliefs and actions, nothing added, subtracted or transformed, forgiveness and redemption become impossible.
How two poems inspire my Easter prayers.
In its Old City, a Christian, a Jew and a Muslim marked Easter, Passover and Ramadan. To some, it’s a “symphony.” To others, a reminder of division.
Jesus’s story does not end with his crucifixion. Similarly, racist violence will not have the final word.
“I look at Easter and I say, ‘Because of this, I can face anything.’”
The Ukraine War could inspire a reassessment of what liberalism should seek to be.
Rituals of Christian worship have become embedded in conservative rallies, as praise music and prayer blend with political anger over vaccines and the 2020 election.
What Samuel Huntington foresaw about the current world order.
The cult of Saint Brigid, with its emphasis on nature and healing, and its shift away from the patriarchal faith of traditional Catholicism in Ireland, is attracting people from around the world.
Sister Nathalie Becquart will play a prominent role at the Synod of Bishops next year as Pope Francis tries to encourage new voices in the hierarchy.
A realistic understanding of sin makes forgiveness and grace possible.
The pandemic has challenged any expectation that we can control our lives and be rescued from loss.
The Russian invasion deeply affects Ukrainians in the United States, but it also resonates with a 100-year-old Holocaust survivor in Texas and a Taiwanese American family in Georgia.
Readers discuss how racial and sexual issues and Donald Trump have led to strife and whether and how evangelism should be saved.
Kandiss Taylor takes us to a new low with her campaign wheels.
When a former stripper marries a future minister, she goes silent about her past — for a while.
Patrick Gelsinger is back running a company he first joined at 18. The chip maker was a Silicon Valley titan that lost its luster. As the world craves chips, can Intel make its comeback?
Heartbroken by the path their church has taken, they seek a renewal.
To find the faithful, preachers in some areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo hold church where the crowds are, on boats traveling the country’s water highway.
In “God: An Anatomy,” Francesca Stavrakopoulou attempts to understand divinity as our ancestors did, as having a corporeal presence.
Michel Butros al-Jisri is among the few Christians left from a once-vibrant community in Idlib on the brink of disappearing. The city, in the only territory in Syria still controlled by rebels, is ruled by Islamists.
Not all mothers have the luxury of being “absent,” a reader writes. Also: A lawsuit against 16 elite schools; the heart of Christianity; jobs in manufacturing.
There is hope in the idea that we can change, as individuals and as a society.
The successor to Christian civilization may resemble the present-day iconoclasm known as woken.
The story of Jesus represented “a wholly new way of being human.”
Jesus liked to turn the tables on his interlocutors, especially those who were in the business of asking questions themselves.
“They want to remove us from society,” a Christian farmer said of Hindu extremists. Rising attacks on Christians are part of a broader shift in India, in which minorities feel less safe.