The U2 frontman expresses the kind of faith that is filled with both skepticism and a deep yearning for answers.
What it’s like to live on less than two dollars a day
There’s no milk in the fridge, not much food in the cabinet, aside from Ramen noodles. And were it not for the kindness of extended family, one family would be living on the streets. This family, like more than a million American families,…
‘Halal in the Family’: The sitcom we need
“Halal in the Family,” a series of comedic Web shorts that came out last year, is a satire of American sitcom tropes, with a plucky theme song (“We promise there’s no plan / to change the way you live or…
Trump: Muslim ban ‘just a suggestion’
Donald Trump, who issued a December press release “calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” said Wednesday that he didn’t mean it.
‘Preacher,’ a comic-book saga, comes to AMC
Published initially in 1995 by an imprint of DC Comics, “Preacher” was co-created by writer Garth Ennis and artist Steve Dillon. It is about Jesse Custer, a brutally effective fighter working as a pastor in a Texas backwater.
When Christians fear the wrong things.
There are a lot of things I fear. Like windows without blinds (seriously) and heights. And there are a lot of things I do not fear.
The Great Calvinist Reawakening
According to The New York Times, a Calvinist revival is sweeping through modern American evangelicalism. But the new Calvinist revival—which amounts to a partial shift in theological emphasis and style—is a far cry from the Calvinist revival that burned through the…
Trump victory marks major defeat for Christian Right agenda
Many evangelical Christian leaders, both progressive and conservative, express profound, faith-based opposition to Donald Trump. But the reasons for our opposition mainly differ. This difference is often lost on outside observers.
Trump’s favorite Bible verse: ‘Eye for an eye’
“We have to be firm and have to be very strong. And we can learn a lot from the Bible, that I can tell you.”