Is Immortality Important?
Just as we can experience the divine in our selves, we can experience the peace and enhanced vision of eternity,freed from the constraints of space and time, in this troubled world. By Karen Armstrong
When the Wounded Emerge as Healers
The study of religion is like a labyrinth: a pursuit where control and complete comprehension aren’t necessarily possible or beneficial. By Kimberley C. Patton
the cultural production of evil
The image of Aunt Jemima has been destructive, but it lingers and should be contemplated and discussed and even used in the interests of spiritual recovery. By Emilie M. Townes
Memory, Salvation, and Perdition
Belief in the redemptive power of memory is widespread these days. But is memory an unambiguous good? And, if so, how does the rememberer take control? By Miroslav Volf
Reproductive Autonomy in Light of Responsible Parenthood
As the science on conceiving children and screening for genetic disorders becomes more sophisticated, the need grows for a more sophisticated discourse in bioethics. By Hille Haker
Happiness by Way of Wisdom
LookingtoAristotleforanswerson suffering.By Gabriel Richardson Lear
America’s New Moral Assignment
Second thoughts on religion in the political arena. By Wallace Best
Can Labor Be Saved?
Thelabormovementneedsa revival.By Jay Thomas Youngdahl.
Imagination for Transformation
Afeministjournal’sfar-reaching influence.By Mary Hunt
Generating the Transcendent
Thereligiousbelieverandthe formalistconnoisseurlookatart inverydifferentways.Athird waymightbeimaginativeempathy. By Ken Johnson
A Longing Toward Action
JorieGraham’sOverlord. By Jeffrey Johnson
Out of the Norm
JudithButler’sGender Trouble. By Amy Hollywood
The Reader, the Evangelists, and the Wardrobe
Disney’sNarnia. By Mark I. Pinsky
Fighting Words on ‘World Religions’
TomokoMasuzawa’sThe Invention of World Religions. By Anne Monius
Iran’s Invisible Candidates
Mrs. President: Women and Political Leadership in Iran. By Shahla Haeri
By Sarah Arvio
The Story of Watching
Canticle with Migratory Birds
By Young Smith
Because I Asked
By Frannie Lindsay
By Gwyneth Lewis
Determined to Live Past the Worst
A common thread throughout this issue is the broad subject of recovery, of healing, of psychological, spiritual, and cultural re-integration.By Will Joyner
A Look Back
Women and Ministry?
First-year women MDiv students discuss vocational plans.
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