Associate Editor Simran Jeet Singh offers an explanatory Twitter thread on what we might learn from the spiritual master, poet and philosopher.
We are more susceptible to weaponized fear than we have ever been.
Photographer S. Billie Mandle confronts her Catholic past and the place of confessionals.
David Van Biema interviews Nina Shengold author of Reservoir Year: A Walker’s Book of Days.
On the eve of her sixtieth birthday, Nina Shengold embarks on a challenge: to walk the path surrounding the Catskills’ glorious Ashokan Reservoir every day for a year.
Interfaith Youth Core Founder and President Eboo Patel on the necessity of being a “potluck nation, not a melting pot”.
Our first issue of The Commons has critical takes, creative essays, a photo essay, an interview. And every month we’ll be bringing you more of these.
Several political constituencies that are historically overlooked played an integral role in turning out in record numbers to swing the vote against Trump. One of these is the Muslim voting bloc.
All of us are crafters now. Even if we are not sewing or baking or gardening, we are re-learning touch, buildings nests of soft blankets, clutching our warm coffee mugs, feeling our phones vibrate as we text friends and loved ones.
A university President and feminist theologian reflects on her work in higher education.