Behavioral economists stress that unless we understand our full humanity, unless we understand that human beings aren’t totally rational beings, no theory will have much value. This six-part series by the Rev. Ken Evers-Hood explores how this idea might be applied to theology.
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Everything about the early Christians was surprising to the Roman Empire. Embodying that surprise would do modern Christians much good, says a professor of New Testament.
Our ability to eat is intertwined with systems of immigration and food production. Christian leaders must address justice issues in both, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
"Don't kill my son" reads the face mask of a woman who holds her child during a demonstration. Unsplash / Photo by Nechirwan Kavian
The torture inflicted on Black people dates back to enslavement and continues to this day as a denial of their humanity, writes the dean of Duke Chapel.
Mycal X. Brickhouse snuggles with his grandmother, who died in July of COVID-19. Photo courtesy of the author
After losing his grandmother to the coronavirus, a pastor and administrator reflects on policies that value money more than American lives.
Book cover detail from "Brown Church: Five Centuries of Latina/o Social Justice, Theology and Identity"
The brown church has been deconstructing and reconstructing Christianity since the colonial period, says a professor and author.
A New York City pastor writes about the tradition of resilience in Black churches and how she finds joy in troubled times.
When considering God’s creation, we tend to picture soaring eagles and stately redwoods. But what about the ants, spiders and fruit flies that live all around us? asks an entomologist and ethicist.
It is natural to be afraid at a time like this. But the spiritual practice of reading Scripture within a deep tradition can be grounding for us, and can help us be resilient in the face of fear, writes a UMC bishop.
COVID-19 emphasizes the need for ethical, evidence-based and visionary leadership, writes the executive director of Sojourners.