Earlier this month, on Nov. 5th, the First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints quietly changed a handbook that is available only to church leaders.
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November 19, 2015
November 16, 2015
When a message from Public Orthodoxy reaches us, we read it and resolve to do better at sighting Eastern Orthodoxy for this e-column.
November 12, 2015
What can German-Jewish philosopher Martin Buber still offer us fifty years after his death?
November 9, 2015
The jumbotron at Soldier Field, visible from our condo window, offers a colorful set of images on Sundays when the Chicago Bears are at home.
November 5, 2015
Self-professed atheists are the tip of a vastly larger secular population of nonbelievers and nominal believers.
November 2, 2015
Newspeople and commentators outside the South ordinarily pay little attention to the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC).
October 29, 2015
Three months ago, on August 10, the High Court of the state of Rajasthan in India ruled against the Jain community’s voluntary practice of meditating without food or water until death.
October 26, 2015
“I hate war!” was a clear denunciation voiced by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on August 14, 1936.
October 22, 2015
During Pope Francis’ historic visit to the United States, several online news outlets, from CNN.com to gawker.com, reported a strange incident inv
October 19, 2015
Cynics, but not only cynics, like to observe, not always inaccurately, that Christians are never happy unless they are fighting—each other. Certainly, their scriptures have notes of militancy.
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