In responding to duty, we testify to our worth and our dignity as free human beings.
June 28, 2022
When marked by piety and ambiguity, songs can fill a void in our dark times. Perhaps it is time to sing again...
May 18, 2022
The convergence of sacred calendars, rare as it is, should help marshal the will of believers in these traditions to live fully into human time fearlessly seeking reconciliation among their traditions even as these calendars offer the violent and death-riddled cultures a different setting of life.
April 20, 2022
When gods and kings are too closely aligned, religion becomes an engine of discord and war.
March 24, 2022
Hapless, misinformed, and zealous, we are living in a comedy of errors, and possibly a deadly one.
February 10, 2022
The epiphany of this January is at root about the profound need to civilize the nation.
January 12, 2022
Enough with champions of the right and the left, the book burners and those of cancel culture: the present moment calls for a few more firemen like Ray Bradbury.
November 18, 2021
From passing conversations on the street to extended news commentaries on air and online, it is hard to miss the pervasive sense of social breakdown.
September 23, 2021
What the pandemic has concealed and revealed about the conditions of possibility for our society
June 28, 2021
Can we overcome our collective illusions about ourselves?