A recent Pew Forum report reveals that only a slim majority of Americans believe in "God of the Bible." According to scholar Linda Mercadante, these changes are also happening inside churches. What, then, do people mean by "God"?
In a rare speech from 1976, spiritual writer and former Resident Scholar Henri J. M. Nouwen asks: "Is compassion a real human possibility?" and "How is compassion disciplined?" — questions increasingly relevant for Christians today.