Many Christians think spiritual renewal followed the terrorist attacks, but the record shows otherwise. The immediate aftermath of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was a strange and fearful time, but it also seemed a hopeful time. “A massive shift in perspective happened to our country on September 11,” wrote Philip Yancey in 2001. For a little while, he mused, the sense that everything had changed in a single morning “made us look at our land, our society, and ourselves in a new way.” It made us “live in conscious awareness of death,” made us notice that “many of…

When the Soviet Union industrialized, it destroyed much of Russia’s peasant life. Anor Tukaeva is helping to make sure that history isn’t lost.

Gambia’s case against Myanmar at the International Court of Justice is historic, and not only because it may mark a turning point to protect Rohingya.