A country can absorb a certain number of pure ideologues. But beware if they hold important positions of leadership.
Are advocates of the New Sanctuary Movement meaning to call for civil disobedience?
What is needed in America today goes far beyond public-policy tinkering.
Resisting the tragic consequences of this election with the Matthew 25 Pledge.
(RNS) The author discovers he is so controversial an entire organization split over him.
A pastor speaks to his congregation on the new US refugee and immigration policy.
Three paradigms for resisting when nationalism is on the march. But will any be strong enough?
On being stripped of illusions about being at home in a good land called America.
A columnist reboots for 2017 with three core principles for engaging public life.
(RNS) "After 30 years attempting to advocate for a particular kind of American public life," writes David Gushee, "I feel a deep sense of powerlessness in relation to where our culture and politics are going."
The religious leader types who get access to the White House are mainly useful idiots.
It is easy to be the fire-breathing prophet when you are not the leader.
(RNS) If we don't like Donald Trump's version of thick American nationalism and national loyalty, we must offer an equally thick but more compelling alternative.
(RNS) Ten observations about what just happened in our country and what it means for Christians and others.
(RNS) People with the faintest interest in this country or in commenting about it had better get to know the other America rather than remain hermetically sealed in their own monoculture.