“Murder Among the Mormons” highlights how Mark Hoffman perpetuated a narrative about transparency in The Church of Jesus Christ. Though Hoffman was stopped, that problematic narrative lingers.
Conservatives are feeling singled out and targeted on social media. But the history of bans across major platforms confirms a more complicated picture.
Rather than a source of continued fracture and division, could a deeper appreciation of religion’s place in U.S. history become a way to bring Americans of different perspectives together?
This month, passages about the most potent moral figure in Western culture, the influences on Augustine,
and the enduring wisdom of the prophet Jeremiah.
The Jewish holiday of Purim which is celebrated today, honors Queen Esther, who risked the wrath of her Persian husband-king to save her people. This essay is a tribute to women who have risked much to witness both anciently and in our day.
White robes, scriptural references, and a gospel choir—all center stage at this most recent Super Bowl. What’s going on?
The Second Amendment to the US Constitution talks about the right to bear arms but also talks about a well-regulated militia. It’s time to talk about how compromise can enable the Second Amendment for the good of all.
Zero population growth was the rave in the 1960s and 1970s. I almost got caught up in it myself. As I look at my family today, I thank God I didn’t. Surprisingly, it’s still a thing today.
An institutional lens is useful for thinking about Israel as the unfolding “Kingdom of God,” since it is a durable, multifaceted social structure that has been important for thousands of years.
It’s true there are some real dangers online for children. But we can make things worse as parents by getting so stressed and overwhelmed about media that we forget to help our children learn to engage online in positive ways.
I remember times when we would be in a meeting … and Mr. Biden would get up and leave because he wanted to be at home every night to tuck in his children.
Many Americans rightfully crave unity right now. The Fairness for All Act, not the Equality Act, is a better path to get there on one of the most sensitive and challenging questions of our time.