A Bosnian choir sings reconciliation
In a place where the religious other quite recently meant the invading army that killed your father, Pontanima's work is remarkable.
Unexpected grace at communion
In Bosnia, I was reminded that the God who shows up at communion is a God who brazenly seeks us out of the crowd.
War has hampered reconstruction
On the way to my office in Sarajevo I pass four European embassies, where every day for the past three months up to 100 people have gathered, pressing against the gates in the hopes of getting a visa.
How we relate to the "other," ethnically, nationally, religiously, is
the most important moral and theological issue of our time.
Letter from Sarajevo
A bus makes the long, winding climb up the mountains that surround Sarajevo, and passengers enjoy a spectacular view of the valley where 400,000 people reside.