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    Finding Faith to Overcome Cultural Doom and Gloom

    Hollywood has been bombarding moviegoers with apocalyptic visions, from 2007’s No Country for Old Men to The Happening to the current Disney/Pixar darling, Wall-E. Faced with their bleak depictions of the future (Wall-E lightens it up for the kids, of course), religion is sometimes offered as ...

    Pigeonholing Asian American Christians

    “Most Asian American Christians are conservative,” begins Bruce Reyes-Chow in Asian Week. Reyes-Chow describes the similarities between “traditional Asian values” and conservative Christian values, both of which esteem hard work, the family before the individual, and obedience to the ...

    Leading Ladies

    Five women theologians talk about their spiritual foremothers in the latest issue of Boston College Magazine. Each selection highlights a woman in the Christian or Jewish tradition who, despite the historical or religious obstacles, expressed her spiritual insights through public speaking, ...

    Faith in Action

    The progressive Christian movement isn’t simply the lefty counterpart to the higher-profile Christian right. So what exactly is it?A pastor I know wears a T-shirt identifying him as a “proud member of the Christian left.” I asked where he bought it. “It’s hard to find a shirt like ...

    Beauty in Any Call to Prayer

    A controversy recently erupted at Harvard when students tried to broadcast theadhan, a traditional Muslim call to prayer, on campus. Some thought of it as school-sponsored proselytizing. Writing for the New Republic, Leon Wieseltier disagrees. Although Weiseltier is Jewish, he writes about how ...

    From the Stacks: Prism

    “I’m drawn to bad news like a moth to a summer porch light” confesses editor Kristyn Komarnicki in the November/December issue of the evangelical Christian magazine Prism. Komarnicki’s confession seems like dreary reading, but her unflinching interest in bad news is tempered by a faith ...

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