In his timely new book, noted scholar David Gushee brings his incisive ethical lens to defending democratic commitments and articulating the need for Christians to recommit themselves to its practices.
Professor Marcia Pally makes the case that in nations descended from Abrahamic traditions like the U.S., religion is not somehow conservative and anti-democratic while secularism is progressive and pro-democracy. Abrahamic principles are at the core of democracy.
Our democracy is in trouble and we need to elect pro-democracy candidates. But what if that isn’t sufficient? That’s why Christopher Beem wrote "The Seven Democratic Virtues: What You Can do to Overcome Tribalism and Save Our Democracy." A political scientist with a background in
Some preachers hire researchers to do the Bible reading and background research and interpretation on a specific text — known as exegesis — or to provide insights about cultural trends affecting the church. Others find a ghostwriter to help them put it all together.
In government circles, truth-tellers are known as “whistleblowers, but it’s fitting that they are also otherwise known as “prophets at work.” The challenges whistleblowers face are complex. Faith communities have a role in supporting these truth-tellers.
Nurses in the U.S. continue to receive high marks for honesty and ethics, according to a Gallup report published Jan. 6. Clergy perception improved three points to 40% from last year, placing them 10th in the list of 22 professions surveyed.