Post-traumatic texts

David Carr rereads the familiar materials of the Bible in conversation with trauma theory. This opens the way for a fresh and suggestive interpretation.

Witnesses in the cloud

Critics view genealogy as a kind of ersatz historiography, an individualistic reconstruction of the past. But there is more to family tree building.

Restored pilgrim paths

Over the last generation, the institution of pilgrimage has experienced a startling revival across what we often dismiss as secular Europe.

Writing the Christian Life

The essence of spiritual memoir

A memoir becomes explicitly Christian when it derives its literary power from the power of the gospel. It doesn't preach, it shows.