August / September 2018 Issue

The Revolution of the Bleeding Heart by Pete Davis

Martin Luther King often described his moral vision as one of “agapic love.” Agape is Greek for “distinterested love”—to King it was “a love in which the individual seeks not his own good,”…

The Case for Church by Jane Bailey

I was raised in a 1950s household that went to church faithfully. Every Sunday my mother packed my two sisters and me into our car to go to the Episcopal church where we dutifully attended the one-hour…

The Fragrance of Grace by Amy Nicholson

Traveling out of state to visit a college with our son last weekend, my husband and I visited a service plaza on the interstate. It was busy. Cars filled up at gas pumps. Hungry, weary travelers walked…