What we do

From summer colloquia to publishing to activism, APRIL connects the wisdom of the heart with the life of the mind and the experiences of the body.

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Since 1950, CrossCurrents has published work by many of the leading contemporary religious thinkers around the world

The Commons

The Commons

Our newest venture: an online magazine featuring writings, sounds, and images centered on creativity, justice, and reflections on the personal and the political.



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Individual memberships with APRIL include a subscription to the latest year of CrossCurrents, access to 70 years of back issues, monthly newsletters, early access to summer colloquium themes, and 40% off books at UNC Press.

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The Commons

From politics to poetry, protests to pedagogy, pulpits to pews, The Commons is an online-only, monthly magazine where artists, activists, and academics explore the place of religion in public life.

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