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My visits to Haiti (2009, pre-earthquake, and again this year) have prompted me to think more deeply about the relationship between the gospel and...

Twenty-five years ago, some futurists foresaw a major global crisis arriving in about the year 2020. In 1995 I published EarthCurrents: The Struggle for the...

Jesus says in John 14, “In my Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go...

The Earth – all of us, all humanity – now faces two massive global pandemics: Covid-19 and Climate Change. Underneath and around these, of course,...

Why in the world are the books of Kings and Chronicles in our Bibles? Commentators offer their answers, of course. Certainly these long, repetitive books...

        Perhaps you heard them discussing it on the radio: MIT sociologist Sherry Turkle’s new book, Reclaiming Conversation (Penguin, 2015, 436 pp.). The discussion caught...

What face does the church show the world? Mainly four, if we look at popular worship liturgies or “styles.” Drop in of a Sunday, and...

        It is not accurate to say the Bible gives us a linear, not cyclical, worldview or view of history. Scripture combines both. God’s redemptive revelation...

Most people these days know something about Pocahontas. Some even know the true story of her conversion to Christianity, and perhaps of the catechetical...

Advent may be a good time to think about the spirituality of science. Genuine science is not really secular, but spiritual. Think about its spirituality. Here...