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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Pastors must present a more gripping vision of a beloved community to steer congregants away from the lies of Christian nationalism, says an author and activist.
With more modes of communication than ever, why are we still so divided? French theologian Jacques Ellul can point us toward an answer.
A year of suffering reminds us of Christ’s embodiment and of our own, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
People line up to get into a grocery store in Texas after Winter Storm Uri wreaked havoc in the state. iStock / PorqueNoStudios
Michael Gienger and Julia Riley: Our congregation gladly scrambled to help during the Texas winter storm. But we shouldn’t have to do it again.
The deadly storm presents an opportunity for Lenten reflection, self-examination and confession, write two pastors who serve in a hard-hit community.
If our efforts toward racial reconciliation in the United States are rooted in white belief, they will serve only to erase difference and center whiteness, says a professor.
The pandemic has only reinforced that we are meant to accomplish things together, writes a communications specialist with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Though the pandemic has brought much change over the past year, Ash Wednesday still has a lot to teach us, says a pastor.
Trusted individuals and institutions can challenge us by making abstract questions concrete and then expecting us to answer them, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Before we reach for unity, we must first stop being bad neighbors, says a pastor.
Can the essence of personhood be uploaded to a computer? asks a theologian.