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Faith And Partisan Politics: Looking For A Little Healthy Distance

As Joe Conn noted on Friday, yesterday was “Pulpit Freedom Sunday,” the Alliance Defense Fund’s annual attempt to turn America’s houses of worship into cogs in a massive right-wing political machine. Read more

Mending Wall: A Reflection On Good Barriers And Bad Ones

In his poem "Mending Wall," poet Robert Frost wrote, "Before I built a wall I'd ask to know what I was walling in or walling out."

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, that's a point worth pondering. There are good walls and bad ones. Read more