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Photographs and other items from the Abraham Joshua Heschel archive, including a 1935 Nazi-issued work permit. Courtesy of Abraham Joshua Heschel Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Mel Williams: Moses, Heschel, Jesus and us

Today’s Christians face a troubled world, writes a Baptist pastor and activist. Will they have the spiritual audacity to change it?

Family photos courtesy of Andrew Root

Andrew Root: The grace of dogs

Dogs are soulful creatures, deeply bound to and connected with human beings in a two-way relationship that looks amazingly like love, says the theologian and author of a new book, ‘The Grace of Dogs.’

Detail from book cover "The Irrational Jesus." / Wipf and Stock Publishers

Ken Evers-Hood: 'The irrational Jesus'

In this excerpt from his new book, a Presbyterian pastor writes that the full, ‘irrational’ humanity of Jesus that causes him to make mistakes and regrettable statements is the same humanity that generates his compassion and hunger for justice.

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