The Bible and books that illuminate it
The Century invited people to comment on their favorite book of the Bible and a book that has helped them appreciate or understand the biblical text. Their replies are linked below.
A review of Roz Chast and Dana Walrath
Dementia is graphic. These illustrated narratives draw out insights to provide empathy and healing for caregivers.
Scholars recommend the best recently published books in their fields: Jacqueline Lapsley on Old Testament, Amy Plantinga Pauw on theology, Jonathan Tran on ethics.
Why I destroy books
Twice a year I take a day off to undo the work I get paid to do. This sounds batty, but it's becoming a spiritual practice of mine.
Go to Google Images and look at some depictions of the ascension. This makes clear how difficult a festival this is for contemporary believers to celebrate.
Today's Century articles and blog posts, news articles, CCblogs network highlights, daily lectionary readings, and witnesses from the cloud.
Faith is like laughter.
It doesn’t have to be real to have a real effect.
As newly bereaved parents, we hear this all the time.
I can’t imagine what you’re going through.
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