The presence of the Amish in America poses a conundrum: How do a people who espouse a slow and simple way of life not only survive but thrive in a hypermodern world?
Social and religious conservatives should have been the first to oppose the effort to allow businesses to discriminate against same-sex couples on religious grounds.
To foster a more productive Catholic-Jewish dialogue we need to pose two further questions, one backward-looking and one forward-looking.
Evangelicalism is still very much around, and understanding such a diverse movement is a formidable challenge. Molly Worthen is to be commended for helping meet it.
Msgr. Carlos Manuel de Céspedes y García-Menocal, faithful priest, seminary rector, and prolific writer who died January 3, was also a great Cuban patriot.
Catholics have special reason to care about Jeff McMahan’s work on the question of just war and the debates it has sparked.
Nobody seems to believe me, but in my experience the secret to increasing the parish collection is a simple one: Start giving the money away.
Williams astutely alerts us to Evdokimov’s proposition that the vows of a religious are analogous to Christ’s response to the temptations in the desert.
We have failed utterly to protect our planet and those who share it with us. For Christians, this constitutes a profound break with God.
An exclusive excerpt from Elizabeth A. Johnson's forthcoming book, 'Ask the Beasts: Darwin and the God of Love.'
One day in elementary school a boy on the playground punched a nun in the belly. His name was Billy and her name was Marie. It was an accident.
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