‘Faith: A Journey for All’

One of my birthday presents this year was accompanied by a great compliment. My son gave me Jimmy Carter’s new book, “Faith: A Journey for All,” and said, “Dad, this sounds like you.” It was an over-the-top compliment, but I sincerely...

Winding up to wind down

It took a 90-year-old man to breathe some real excitement into the typically staid meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion (SBL/AAR) going on in San Diego. That happens when the nonagenarian is former president Jimmy Carter....

Jimmy Carter Turns 90 Today

The 39th president of the United States was born on Oct. 1, 1924, so today is Jimmy Carter’s 90th birthday. In spite of the many difficulties and widespread criticism during his presidency, he is the best ex-president the U.S. has ever had in terms of public...