Imam leading virtual prayer service

Islam | Community | modernity | Coronavirus

Ramadan in a Changing World

Observing the fast with traditions old and new

April 15, 2021
Zhi sends confucius packing

Confucianism | China | morality | social activism

How Not to Be a Feckless Moral Hustler

A topsy-turvy story from the Zhuangzi shows up the limits of noble intentions

April 12, 2021
Zemmour

France | Islam of France | right-wing | secularism

Islamo-Leftism and Hope, Faith, and Charity in Modern France

Those demanding adherence to secularism would do well to remember the Christian theological virtues

April 8, 2021
Warnock

Black Church | liberation theology | political partisanship | culture wars

Raphael Warnock and the Ongoing Legacy of Black Liberation Theology

The myth of a monolithic Black theology at the heart of political scare tactics

April 5, 2021
statue

Coronavirus | art | memorial | Death

Creating a Just Memory of the Pandemic

The importance of community art for processing our collective trauma

April 1, 2021
seder plate

Passover | politics | Media | Coronavirus

Time, Plague, and Politics at Passover

A new administration, a new pace for the news cycle, and a very old truth

March 29, 2021
Tehilla

Israel | political religion | Jewish philosophy | mysticism

The Unity of Opposites: Political Theology and the Common Good

Jewish mysticism offers wisdom for modern politics

March 25, 2021
graveyard

Coronavirus | Death | Romanticism | america

Dying in America

The notion of the sublime can help us understand the magnitude of the pandemic's toll – and pushes us to rethink our approach to death.

March 22, 2021
train party

Coronavirus | Community | church

How to Throw a Party in a Pandemic

Pastoral reflections on sharing good news in difficult times

March 18, 2021