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The Silence of Our Friends

Emily C. Heath

Have you ever had a friend let you down?

I'm More Spiritual than You Are

Tony Robinson

Reading the New Testament letter of 1 Corinthians is a little like reading someone else's mail.

Lonely Hunter

Vince Amlin

Loneliness kills. Literally.

When Touch Is No Blessing

Kaji Douša

But who will get the candles, we finally remembered to ask.

I Don't Believe in "Fly Over" States

Lillian Daniel

From the gothic stone pulpit of Duke University Chapel, in North Carolina, I introduced myself to the large cathedral-sized congregation: "Greetings from Dubuque, Iowa."

Life and Death

Kenneth L. Samuel

Among the faithful, death has always held a certain fascination and a certain attraction. 

The Unity of the Spirit in the Bond of Peace

John Dorhauer

In a world so prone to disunity, so intent on noticing the differences that appear between one person and another and exploiting that, you see the beauty in every human being.

How to Change Your Mind

Molly Baskette

The foodie author Michael Pollan recently penned a book about a different sort of edible: psychedelic substances.


Marchaé Grair

Forty-five consistently vows to "Make America Great Again."

The First Gender Assignment Surgery

Matthew Laney

The Hebrew word adam (ha'adam) is not a gendered name. Adam means "human" or more precisely, "earthling."