Death of self-styled autocrat gives hope to isolated Christians.
Reading the World
Cultural exegesis is a necessary skill in Christian life, says the editor of Everyday Theology.
What Happened in 2007
As Christians mark the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church, the president of Open Doors USA gives an update.
Post-assassination political fight puts the church at greater risk.
Fire and Dating
Name that nonprofit, Mike Huckabee's biblical blunder, and stem-cells make an organ.
Jerusalem: Center of the World
PBS documentary, airing Wednesday night, explores the ancient city's rich history, but doesn't necessarily delve too deeply into its theological implications.
Catching up with Burmese refugees in the U. S.; Also, a guide to Burma vs. Myanmar
Russian Patriarch Dies
Alexy II, influential amid post-Soviet Christian resurgence, had a complicated relationship with the state and other Christian denominations.
Where Christians Are Persecuted
Open Doors' World Watch List makes some changes in annual list of countries that violate Christians' rights, but North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Iran stay at the top.
Threatened by persistent violence, Assyrian Christians in Iraq want to govern themselves.