This year brought its unique challenges but also included many important accomplishments here at Word&Way. Here are our top 10 highlights from the year as we look forward to another year of our journalism ministry.
Over the past 20 years, Argentine prison authorities have encouraged, to one extent or another, the creation of units effectively run by evangelical inmates — sometimes granting them a few extra special privileges, such as more time in fresh air.
In this edition of A Public Witness, we study the newest debate over the supposed tension between Baylor’s Christian commitments and a research emphasis. We also quiz what this false dichotomy teaches us more broadly about Christian integration of the head and the heart.
A Pennsylvania church with a 221-year history held its final service and is scheduled to close at the end of the year because of declining membership and attendance.
In episode 31 of Dangerous Dogma, Daniel K. Williams, a professor of history at the University of West Georgia, talks about his new book The Politics of the Cross: A Christian Alternative to Partisanship. He also discusses issues of abortion, marriage, racism, and poverty.
We published numerous good opinion pieces that people engaged with this year. Here are the 10 most-read columns on Word&Way’s website in 2021 (though some others only appeared in our monthly magazine).
An Idaho church has replaced a stained-glass window honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee with an image of the first African American woman bishop elected in the United Methodist Church.
In our 125th anniversary year, we’ve covered a lot of issues from a pandemic to academic governance fights to the intersection of religion and politics to controversial sermons and much more. Here are the 10 most read-pieces on Word&Way’s website in 2021.
In May, we launched our new e-newsletter A Public Witness. Each week subscribers get one-to-three essays — with about half of them only available to paid subscribers. Here are the top 10 most-read issues of A Public Witness in 2021.
Saxony state in eastern Germany has the lowest vaccination rate among Germany’s 16 federal states, and one of the highest numbers of COVID-19 cases. So, Lutheran pastors across Saxony have used their sermons to promote vaccines as the most efficient way to prevent severe illness