Three colleagues from Union Theological Seminary who deeply influenced Bonhoeffer
Born into privilege, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was headed toward a brilliant career as a theologian. Then he came to see life "from the perspective of those who suffer." In Nazi Germany, that cost him his life.
Enthusiasm for racial reconciliation has never been so high among American evangelicals. Why?
In Africa and elsewhere, third-world Christians are shaking society.
What scoffers viewed as a weird babble of tongues became a world phenomenon after his Los Angeles revival.
As an evangelist he preached to millions; as an evangelical he put a movement on the map.
No Christian played a more prominent role in the 20th century's most significant social justice movement.
The Cappadocian Fathers brought the best gift of all: a powerful scriptural defense of the Trinity and Christ's divinity against the Arian heretics.
Racism continues to stain society and challenge the church's commitment to a color-blind gospel. Albert Lutuli's peaceful pursuit of justice in South Africa pointed a way forward for the generations to come.
Together, race and religion have been the driving forces in American political history.
In the Jim Crow era, an African-American newspaper owner made a biblical case against racism.