Category: Spring/Summer 2017

A Movement with a Theology

How black churches relate to the Black Lives Matter movement is a complex and ever-evolving story. By Adelle M. Banks

Old Souls, New World

Given their influential emphases on self-scrutiny, civil order, literacy, and the exalted mind, we need to give the Puritans their due. By Marilynne Robinson


Poetry by Kaveh Akbar


Poetry by Michael Coppola

No Rescue

A crash that causes the death of a bicyclist haunts the driver for years and leads her to study Buddhism. By Shane Snowdon

Articulating a Different Future

A Q&A with Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza on her newest book, Congress of Wo/men: Religion, Gender, and Kyriarchal Power. By Caroline Matas

Beyond Resistance and Complicity

It is important to call out anti-Muslim racism while also seeking to normalize Muslim cultural life in the United States. By Mariam Durrani

Changing Hearts, Opening Minds

A grassroots movement is needed to build bridges and strengthen ties between the Muslim community and the greater public. By Haley Rodgers

Practicing Entanglement

The work of justice cannot succeed without deep, authentic relationships. By Elizabeth Aeschlimann

Righteousness as Commitment

In Here I Am, Jonathan Safran Foer takes a hard look at marriage and what it means to be religious. By Randy Rosenthal