Religion

How ‘The Exorcist’ Took the Sacred Seriously

A look back at William Friedkin’s 1973 film.

A Worship Album for the Doubter

Rend Collective’s Chris Llewellyn dives into suffering, church failures, and politics in his first solo record.

To Thine Own Self Be True

Tara Isabella Burton’s new book ‘Self-Made’ surveys the grand, and sometimes ridiculous, history of how crafting identities shaped our modern world.

Constant Arrivals

New York City is feeling the strain from the migrant crisis, leaving faith groups to fill the gaps.

Russell Moore’s Diagnosis of Evangelical America

A review of ‘Losing Our Religion.’

Oklahoma’s New Catholic Charter School, Explained

St. Isidore would be funded with taxpayer money, which raises First Amendment questions.

Tim Keller’s Quiet Revival and My Place Between Two Worlds

The pastor helped millions reclaim a faith that was connected to its past but alive in the present.

The Passing of America’s Pastor

Tim Keller possessed a unique blend of pastoral gentleness and theological rigor.

Lead Us Not Into Temptation

Emotionalism can lead believers away from faithful living, rather than toward it.

Who Are These ‘Cultural Christians’?

Christian sensibility, but without the belief, is very little more than niceness inflated to the point of metaphysical comedy.

Reason’s Pope

The intellectual legacy of Benedict XVI will long outlive him.

Christianity Is Political, But Not in the Way You Think

Debates about Christian nationalism often misunderstand the fundamental role of the church.

Pastors Are Ceding the Pulpit on Immigration

The stakes are too high for them to stay silent.

Mormons and Gentiles and Jews and Gentiles

Is there an LDS voting bloc? 

The Spiritual Lessons of a Christian Nationalist Military Defeat

Power corrupts, Christendom clashes with Christianity, and brutality isn’t strength.