Shirley, Goodness and Mercy
‘The more I worked with it, the more I liked the idea of God’s grace as three sweet teenagers following me around.’
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.
The queer path of Christian virtue
Exploring the queerness of the Christian tradition can shed light on its content.
Blurring denominational lines
Clergy in interfaith settings benefit from the changing theological landscape.
The future of liberal religion is multifaith
Religious liberals from all traditions share not only common values, but also a common cosmology.
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.
Who gets to tell Jesus’s story?
A single story may win, but the alternate stories do not fully disappear.
Breath is life
Defending abortion from a liberal Christian perspective.
‘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.
The Magdalene code
Deciphering the woman misrepresented by the church fathers and ‘The Da Vinci Code.’