Work over Welfare
Former Illinois Senator Paul Simon discusses his plan to put the poor to work
Local Is Beautiful
Bill McKibben believes we can thrive on a planet that will never be the same. A review of 'Eaarth.'
Young Pups in Love
My family's own story bears out the wisdom of 'The Case for Early Marriage.'
The Friendship Boost
The inextricable link between happiness and meaningful relationships (hint: they take more than Facebook updates).
Dulling the Body, Buffing the Soul
Gertrude the Great suggests an inverse relationship between comfort and holiness in the meaty devotional, A Little Daily Wisdom: Christian Women Mystics.
Documentary, now available on DVD, asks why denomination's members live longer.