One of the beautiful things about a terminal illness is you are invited into the present, and your friendships become stronger. Your loved ones become more vital and more present. Each day becomes more beautiful. You walk through the valley of the shadow, and it’s riddled with light.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with University of Oklahoma professor Allen Hertzke on religion and America's role in the world.
Read a Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly e-mail interview with Dr. Dennis McCullough, author of MY MOTHER, YOUR MOTHER: EMBRACING SLOW MEDICINE, THE COMPASSIONATE APPROACH TO CARING FOR YOUR AGING LOVED ONES.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview at the Lambeth Conference in Canterbury with Bishop Tom Shaw of Massachusetts.
Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with the Reverend Eric Dudley, rector of St. Peter's Anglican Church in Tallahassee, Florida.
“Kennedy talked more about separation of church and state, because that was the attack that was launched against him. Romney’s problem is different in the sense that people see his Mormonism as exotic or esoteric, and he has to knock that down without being too explicit about what Mormon doctrine really is,” says Shaun Casey, associate professor of Christian ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary. More