When you try living on $77 a week for food, transportation, and entertainment—the budget of a minimum-wage worker—spending on things that many take for granted requires tough choices and carries significant consequences.
Christian scholars are exploring what is appropriate religious expression in a diverse society.
The fight for liberty and justice requires persistence and envisioning a more perfect union.
Conservatives should value the bonds of loyalty and commitment not just in marriage but also in the workplace, where bosses have obligations to their workers.
After four decades, the Religious Right is losing its grip, and a generous, justice-minded Christianity is gaining public attention and support.
Pope Francis’ spiritual humility, intellectual curiosity, and emotional honesty can be a driving force for positive change in the Catholic Church.
Despite opposition activists’ rhetoric, support for nondiscrimination laws and religious liberty are positively connected.
The recent Supreme Court decisions supporting marriage equality underscores the successful alliance that has been forged between the religious community and LGBT advocates.
Shortsighted efforts by self-appointed conservative watchdogs are endangering faith-based social-justice programs.
As the Supreme Court decides who can say “I do,” finally passing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act is something that Congress must do.
Despite claims by many conservatives and religious leaders, marriage has not always been a union between one man and one woman but over the years has embraced practices that even most strident marriage traditionalists might abhor.
Voters young and old are supporting marriage equality for gay and transgender Americans, and many religious institutions are supportive too.
Claims of threats to “religious liberty” are all too often not about the free exercise of religion but instead about discriminating against gay Americans.
The freedoms to worship and to marry are both important American values, and they are wholly compatible with one another.
Americans are becoming less opposed to marriage equality and increasingly unlikely to base their vote on antigay and antitransgender measures.