Arts+Culture

Arts+Culture

We Are the Eighth Day, © Melanie Weidner

Books

A Small Porch: Sabbath Poems 2014-2015, by Wendell Berry

Wendell Berry continues to spend Sunday mornings in the Kentucky woods, and his readers will be rewarded. At age 82, he notes that “life does not relent or become easier as death approaches.” He asks, “How then may you come yet alive to right-mindedness and right prayer?” Although grief and “nightmares of the age” interrupt his sleep, he is eased by nature’s “numinous and exalted” presence.

Books

Morality transformed

A review of Adam Johnson

The delight I felt while reading this book needs further interrogation, because its stories deal with troublesome subjects.

Books

Buechner 101, by Frederick Buechner

This collection offers a rich range of life-giving words from a beloved theologian-novelist-preacher-speaker-essayist and encourager.