The dean of Yale Divinity School reflects on Lent, poverty, public policy debates, and the moral obligations of people of faith. More
“To be successful you need 10 years, not two years, not six months, and one of the problems of our aid program is that there is so much pressure from the Pentagon and the State Department for immediate results in 6 months or a year that we distort the aid program.” More
On the campaign trail, both John McCain and Barack Obama have referred to America as a force for good in the world. Do Americans agree?
Despite a divided view of America’s impact on the world, the vast majority of Americans believe the United States has a moral obligation to be engaged on the international stage, according to a new survey.
In Jordan, next door to Iraq, humanitarian aid workers have relief supplies but only limited access to Iraq. There are daily demonstrations in Amman against the war in Iraq and the American government. Opposition to the war is overwhelming among both Muslims and Christians.