The daughter of Abraham Joshua Heschel reflects on her father’s legacy and how he would respond to today’s challenges as well as her work as a scholar.
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“Middle-ring” relationships have receded in the new social patterns of American life. We need imaginative Christian leaders to develop institutions that can support and sustain the community we now lack.
As people of faith, it might be appropriate to have a quiet Fourth of July, taking a cue from the Moravian Christians who marked the first public celebration in 1783 with prayer, music and a candelight procession, says a pastor in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Poets, like theologians, address questions of meaning and the context of our lives, says the award-winning Irish poet.
Regarded as a spiritual and intellectual father to Martin Luther King Jr., the late Benjamin Mays is well worth knowing in his own right, a major figure who helped launch the civil rights movement, says a Mays biographer.
Advances in neuroscience are changing the way we think about crime, punishment and human agency, says a Duke professor who works at the intersection of law, philosophy and science.
In his book “Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory and Identity in Black America since 1940,” a historian examines the stories that black people have told about themselves, and how memory and history are related.