More on Mental Illness

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Is Prayer the Best Medicine for Mental Illness?

When an arm is broken, we don’t just pray for it — we fix it. Why we should treat the brain the same way.

Mental illness, Islam or revenge?: Understanding terrorism from the Navy Yard to Pakistan to Kenya

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post September 2013 has been a cruel month. … Continued

Transgender theology professor asked to leave Christian college

RNS () — A California Christian university has asked a professor who was once its chair of theology and philosophy … Continued

Navy Yard shooting: Haven’t we been here before? Let’s not end up here again.

Sept. 16, 2013Police personnel near the Navy Yard.Matt McClain / The Washington Post Doesn’t it feel like we’ve been here … Continued

Pope Francis shows it’s okay to say ‘gay’

Pope Francis reached out to gays, saying he won’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a news conference Monday. … Continued

Life after suicide: Frank Page’s new mission

Frank Page is still haunted by his daughter Melissa’s last words: “Daddy, I love you.” In 2009, Melissa Page Strange … Continued

Can grief be a mental illness? With new diagnostic changes, maybe

Each year 90,000 parents in the U.S. confront the profound suffering that follows the death of a child or adolescent. … Continued

Beneath stereotypes, a stressful life for preachers’ kids

The day Franklin Graham was born, he received a telegram. “Welcome to this sin-sick world,” the Western Union message said, … Continued

Islam dragged through the mud by extremists like Tsarnaev brothers

When I first heard of the Boston Marathon bombing, I was in shock and in disbelief. I was sick to … Continued

Rick Warren, the father, grieves

When Rick Warren gave his address at President Obama’s first inauguration, he made a plea: “When we fail to treat … Continued