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Pentecostal preacher’s conversion to Universalism now a Netflix feature film

Ideas

Pentecostal preacher’s conversion to Universalism now a Netflix feature film

Ira Glass first brought the Rev. Carlton Pearson’s story to This American Life. Now, with Chiwetel Ejiofor as Pearson, Glass brings the story to your television.

Kimberly French | 5/7/2018

The queer path of Christian virtue

Ideas

The queer path of Christian virtue

Exploring the queerness of the Christian tradition can shed light on its content.

Elizabeth M. Edman | 7/25/2016 | Summer 2016

Blurring denominational lines

Life

Blurring denominational lines

Clergy in interfaith settings benefit from the changing theological landscape.

Heather Beasley Doyle | 6/7/2016 | Summer 2016

The future of liberal religion is multifaith

From the president

The future of liberal religion is multifaith

Religious liberals from all traditions share not only common values, but also a common cosmology.

Peter Morales | 6/6/2016 | Summer 2016

Be open to resurrection

Spirit

Be open to resurrection

We need to be open to resurrection—looking up, not down; listening, not stopping up our ears; feeling deeply rather than numbing ourselves with the daily routine.

Scotty McLennan | 3/21/2016

Who gets to tell Jesus’s story?

Bookshelf

Who gets to tell Jesus’s story?

A single story may win, but the alternate stories do not fully disappear.

Parisa Parsa | 12/9/2013 | Winter 2013

Breath is life

Feature

Breath is life

Defending abortion from a liberal Christian perspective.

Scotty McLennan | 12/7/2009 | Winter 2009

‘This present paradise’

Feature

‘This present paradise’

For almost 1,000 years, the Christian church emphasized paradise, not Crucifixion. How Christianity took a disastrous turn, and how we can rediscover paradise today.

Rita Nakashima Brock, Rebecca Parker | 7/14/2008 | Summer 2008

The Magdalene code

Ideas

The Magdalene code

Deciphering the woman misrepresented by the church fathers and ‘The Da Vinci Code.’

Elizabeth Lerner Maclay | 5/15/2006