In this piece, Strauss shares how the Psalms are paradigmatic for prayer, and worship is paradigmatic for work. In this way, he uses worship as a way towards an understanding of his own work.
Addressing poverty is a shared calling, requiring a “both-and” response. This article reviews two recent books, Peter Edelman’s Not a Crime to be Poor and Liz Theoharis’ Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor, which both argue why poverty, and the degradation of dignity, demands an urgent response.
The president recently announced his support for the FIRST STEP Act—a first step toward restoring America’s broken criminal justice system. This article explains the bill and highlights how civil society can partner with government action to improve the outcome of prisoners re-entering society.