Faithfully Magazine recently spoke with Bridget Eileen Rivera, blogger of the popular website, Mediations of a Traveling Nun. Rivera is also author of “Heavy Burdens: Seven Ways LGBTQ Christians Experience Harm in the Church.” More
“I love Bobby. But that’s not even his real name. His real name is Walter Miller,” Cheryl Love told the first lady of her church as she sat in the pastor’s office revealing, through tears, that the man she had been married to for 30 years had a whole other identity, and a criminal past.
That scene, which unfolded at Coney Island Cathedral of Deliverance six years ago, is recounted in The Redemption of Bobby Love: A Story of Faith, Family, and Justice. In the book, Bobby and Cheryl Love (with help from Lori L. Tharps), tell how the former's shocking revelation of being a fugitive from the law tested their faith and nearly tore their family apart.
The couple’s life was turned upside down several years ago when the NYPD and FBI showed up at their door asking for Walter Miller. But who was Walter Miller?
Randall Balmer argues in his new book “Bad Faith” that race, rather than abortion, galvanized White evangelical political action. More
Historian Dr. Kate Clifford Larson provides an in-depth examination of Fannie Lou Hamer’s life and civil rights struggle in "Walk With Me."
Cuban American author Kat Armas discusses her journey to an abuelita faith and what it means to decolonize one's theology as a Christian.
Lead translator Terry M. Wildman explains what makes the First Nations Version of the New Testament both unique and culturally relevant.