Finding the good in Good Friday

Why do we call something good that was on the surface such a horrific act of violence and that demonstrated the fullness of human depravity? In "Finding the good in Good Friday," the Rev. Ken Wheeler discuss...

About the cover

The cover of this month’s issue, "Violence," is original art by the Rev. Karl Stevens of Columbus. Violence, 2016 About the imagery, Karl writes, “While making this image, I found myself reflecting on th...

Practicing peace through listening

Violence seems to be on the rise all around us. Gun violence continues to be an intractable problem in American society. Drug and gang-related violence continues to inject fear into our inner cities. Civil war, persecution and deep insecurity is fueling massiv...

Why is childhood illiteracy a life sentence?

“There’s no fighting here,” a camper announces at Christ Church Cathedral, one of Summer Camp Reading’s eleven sites. “I wish school were like this.” An oasis from bullying. Not all bullying is done by indiv...