• July 28, 2020

    When the horse-drawn wagon carrying the body of Rep. John Lewis began to make its way up the Edmund Pettus Bridge, it felt like there was a stirring of the ancestors, those in that “great cloud of witnesses” whose spirits are ever with us and who were with a young John Lewis the day police officers nearly killed him for daring to march across the bridge as part of the work to get black people ...

  • July 6, 2020
    What Evangelicals Could Learn From The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam
  • June 25, 2020
    Sharlet goes inside Trump rallies and a political Christian conservative group, The Family.
  • June 17, 2020
    On Juneteenth, America’s Other Independence Day and America After George Floyd
  • April 24, 2020
    Widely recognized as one of the world's preeminent climatologists, Sir John Houghton was well-known for his theories on the compatibility of science and religious faith. He passed away this month from coronavirus at the age of 88.
  • March 30, 2020
    Susan Sontag in conversation with Bill Moyers
  • March 3, 2020
    Bill talks to psychiatrist and author Robert Jay Lifton about Trump, lies and dueling realities. “It’s a kind of purity of a single authoritarian person who claims to have nobility and claims that he alone and no one else can save the country. And by implication, the world. It’s pure megalomania,” Lifton says.
  • March 2, 2020
    The Father of Black Liberation Theology
  • February 1, 2020

    David Grossman is the author of numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and children’s literature. His writing has appeared in THE NEW YORKER and has been translated into more than forty languages. He is the recipient of many prizes, including the Premio Ischia international award for journalism and the Albatross Prize given by the Günter Grass Foundation. His most recent book, the novel A HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR, won The Man Booker International Prize in ...

  • August 4, 2019

    Richard Rodriguez is a journalist and essayist. His most recent work, DARLING: A SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY, was published in 2013. The essay collection is a meditation on the Abrahamic religions after 9/11. Over the course of his career, Rodriguez has earned several prizes for his work, including a Peabody Award for essays that he presented on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.