the Editors


happy thanksgiving
Happy Thanksgiving!

Reflecting on civil society and our gratitude for voluntary associations this Thanksgiving Day.

A walk towards faith: a review of Walk With Me

Neal Freeman’s recent “Walk With Me” shares with readers Freeman’s walk towards faith—it’s ups and down and pitfalls and opportunities.


Walk With Me—The Perfect Easter Gift

This new, inspiring, and awakening spiritual memoir offers companionship on the soul’s search for the divine, on the believer’s quest for a new self.

civil society
Voluntary associations and American civil society

Civil society does not exist at the permission of the IRS. It is essential to the health of our democracy.


Readings for troubled times: part nine

In the midst of struggles and crises all across our nation, our friends and colleagues share what they think we should be reading to understand this moment and to fortify ourselves against the influence of ideologues and the movements that would undermine a strong civil society. The ninth in a series.

Readings for troubled times: part eight

In the midst of struggles and crises all across our nation, our friends and colleagues share what they think we should be reading to understand this moment and to fortify ourselves against the influence of ideologues and the movements that would undermine a strong civil society. The eighth in a series.


Readings for troubled times: part seven

In the midst of struggles and crises all across our nation, our friends and colleagues share what they think we should be reading to understand this moment and to fortify ourselves against the influence of ideologues and the movements that would undermine a strong civil society. The seventh in a series.

Readings for troubled times: part six

In the midst of struggles and crises all across our nation, our friends and colleagues share what they think we should be reading to understand this moment and to fortify ourselves against the influence of ideologues and the movements that would undermine a strong civil society. The sixth in a series.


Readings for troubled times: part five

In the midst of struggles and crises all across our nation, our friends and colleagues share what they think we should be reading to understand this moment and to fortify ourselves against the influence of ideologues and the movements that would undermine a strong civil society. The fifth in a series.

Readings for troubled times: part four

In the midst of struggles and crises all across our nation, our friends and colleagues share what they think we should be reading to understand this moment and to fortify ourselves against the influence of ideologues and the movements that would undermine a strong civil society. The fourth in a series.