On Religion
At a Private Meeting in Illinois, a Group of Evangelicals Tried to Save Their Movement from Trumpism
A gathering at Wheaton College sought to disentangle the word “evangelical” from its current association with far-right partisan politics and refocus it on Christ and the church.
By Katelyn BeatyApril 26, 2018
Billy Graham’s Striking Gospel of Social Action
Graham was not a progressive, but he fought against cultural strictures and made room for a broad swath of political and religious views.
By Eliza GriswoldFebruary 22, 2018
How Billy Graham’s Movement Lost Its Way
The evangelist’s death comes as his movement is enduring fissures with parallels to those that he sought to mend more than a half century ago.
By Michael LuoFebruary 21, 2018
The Death of Cardinal Bernard Law and the Legacy of Clergy Sex Abuse
Banished from Boston and protected in Rome, Law became a symbol of the Catholic hierarchy’s failure to reckon with its crimes—a failure that continues today.
By James CarrollDecember 20, 2017
Can Evangelicalism Survive Donald Trump and Roy Moore?
A new generation of churches, more diverse and confounding political categories, may abandon the label but remain committed to its historic beliefs.
By Timothy KellerDecember 19, 2017
The Pope’s Shrink and Catholicism’s Uneasy Relationship with Freud
Why was the news that Francis once saw a Jewish psychoanalyst so surprising?
By James CarrollSeptember 8, 2017
The Renewed Importance of Pope Francis’s Encyclical on Climate Change
“Laudato Si’ ” offers a clear picture of the momentous choice now confronting every government, corporation, and person on the planet in Trump’s post-Paris Agreement world.
By James CarrollJune 2, 2017
Two Scenes from Pope Francis’s Revolution of Tenderness
Last week, Francis brought his message of solidarity to the ancient world and the new.
By James CarrollMay 1, 2017
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