Tested by Pluralism, American Christianity Fails

Tested by Pluralism, American Christianity Fails

American evangelicals love to love — at times, quite widely. They give generously to “foreign missions,” with hope some unknown, lost souls in faraway lands will be rescued from eternal damnation. Many will take a trip — and pay their own expenses — to help dig a well...
Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Not-So-Great Expectations, but Hopefulness

Some journalists with The Atlantic were queried about their expectations for this unfolding and uncertain year. Specifically, they were asked to identify issues they will likely explore more fully in the months ahead. Staff writer Anne Applebaum is pondering the need...
Kris Exposed Hypocrisy, Injustices I’d Not Seen

Kris Exposed Hypocrisy, Injustices I’d Not Seen

The announcement that Kris Kristofferson, now 84, is no longer making public appearances has caused me to listen more attentively to — and reflect more deeply upon — the music of this “walkin’ contradiction.” As a mostly do-gooder youth growing up along the...