(RNS) Maybe it’s good that commerce has declared its independence from religion and decorum. That clears the way for faith to have its parallel season — not in competition with commerce, but as the deeper reality that commerce can never attain.
Author Archives: Tom Ehrich
(RNS) How could the midterm election have turned out this way? The reason that touches my world is the collapse of progressive Christianity as a teacher of civic virtues.
(RNS) Want to pander to the wealthy, or huddle in armed camps and demonize others? That is your right. But you don’t get to call it “Christian.”
(RNS) God isn’t causing Ebola to spread through western Africa as some sort of punishment for the people there, or to come to these shores as some punishment of us. Diseases happen.
NEW YORK (RNS) Why is the Episcopal Church’s flagship seminary faltering? For the same reason that historic churches and denominations are trapped in “train wrecks.” Their time has passed.
SAN MATEO, Calif. (RNS) Multigenerational living requires patience and clear boundaries in parenting and in space. It helps to have enough rooms to escape each other.