The Bible That Oozed Oil

A small Georgia town, a prophecy about Donald Trump, and the story of how a miracle fell apart.

Source: Slate
Published: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 19 minutes (4,852 words)

Theodore McCarrick Still Won’t Confess

He’s living at a friary in Kansas (the only place that would take him) on the condition that he not leave the grounds, still insists he hasn’t harmed anyone, and life goes on in the small town that surrounds him: it’s the best and worst of Catholicism in a microcosm.

Source: Slate
Published: Sep 3, 2019
Length: 15 minutes (3,844 words)

The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job

A graduate of evangelical Wheaton College herself, journalist Ruth Graham writes about the ousting of its first tenure-track black professor, Larycia Hawkins, after she wore a hijab during Advent in solidarity with Muslim students.

Published: Oct 13, 2016
Length: 25 minutes (6,256 words)