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.
A writer and Lion’s Roar editor on holding a teabowl with your whole self.
A project that uses documentary photographs by André Daughtry, official photographer for the Poor People’s Campaign, during the “40 Days of Moral Action” that took place in 38 state capitals in the summer of 2018.
Since the appearance of black theology in the late 1960’s, much has been written and said about the political involvement of the black church in black people’s historical struggle for justice in North America.