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Religion

Making an idol of personal freedom makes us less free

In our quest for personal freedom, let us not forget the importance of human relationships.

We live in the land of the free. And thank God for it. Yet as we celebrate our nation’s independence once more with generous pyrotechnics and prodigious flag waving, we might consider what the nature of genuine freedom is and...

June 2022

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

Fruit of our labor

Living sustainably is possible. Just look at these Catholic farmers.
BY KATIE BAHR

This is my body

How can we be the body of Christ in a culture obsessed with disparaging bodies?
BY DON CLEMMER

From scarcity into abundance

Throughout history, Black Americans have made joyful exuberance out of almost nothing, say these two writers and podcasters.
AN INTERVIEW WITH MARCIA LANE-MCGEE AND SHANNON WIMP SCHMIDT

Keep the Sabbath

Practicing the Sabbath more fully can offer a deeper way to root self-care in a spirituality of contemplation.
BY MEGHAN J. CLARK

Food for thought

Reset your movie menu with films that embrace Jesus’ meal-sharing ministry.
BY JOHN CHRISTMAN