Pope Francis says he’ll open his ears — and presumably his mind — to hear his American critics. Here are two places he should start listening.
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“America was founded by folks who thought like this,” a prominent Yale professor says of Islamist extremists. Some may find his comments difficult to swallow in light of recent events.
The president’s comments at the National Prayer Breakfast infuriated some conservative Christians, but most of their denunciations ignore or even twist the facts. When our anger burns against others we should pause to reflect on our own evil impulses and behaviors.
Jesus was not the first Christian; he was a faithful practicing Jewish person. According to one Catholic historian, forgetting this fact has severe consequences.
The Syrian civil war has produced more than 3 million refugees, and U.N. officials are calling it “the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era.” But a collection of Christian relief organizations committed to ministering in the midst of catastrophe.
An American living in Iraq says the media is overlooking the nationalistic aspirations of Iraqi Christian communities. He adds that U.S. evangelicals share blame for the current crisis.
With violence raging from Gaza to Iraq, evangelical pastor Brian Zahnd preaches peace and non-violence.
A distinguished historian argues that The Great War was also a holy war that reshaped every major religion of the 20th century.
The pastor of the largest United Methodist congregation in America is sparking intense debate with his provocative new take on the Bible.