(RNS) — The 108-year-old's record-breaking running career traverses key issues like classism, racism, literacy bias, ableism and ageism.
The secularist, anti-communal, anti-organizational impulses that mark Millennials and other younger Americans increasingly are also more characteristic than before of the Mormon, soon to be ex-Mormon young.
The purpose of this exercise in time-measurement terminology is ... to suggest that people may profitably invest in some of those in their own era, age, and moment, and gain perspective for what is before them.
Time Magazine once called him "America's Best Theologian." Today, the nearly 74-year-old Christian is thinking a lot about "approaching the end."
(RNS) When aging religious leaders reach the top echelons of temporal and spiritual power, their followers have a certain expectation: Till death us do part. But Pope Benedict XVI’s surprise resignation has shifted that calculus, prompting introspection about when, if and how to let go of religion's senior management.