Arts+Culture

Arts+Culture

We Are the Eighth Day, © Melanie Weidner

Books

Book of Hours, by Kevin Young

The sudden death of a parent and years of smoldering grief that follow, the breathless anticipation of the birth of a child and years of awkward wonder that follow—these experiences are among the subjects of an attractive book of poems by an award-winning poet. Many of these poems were written out of moments when his nerves were frayed and confidence shaken.

Cover Story

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What one book do pastors need?

We asked pastors and professors, “If you had to choose one book to help a person embarking on pastoral ministry, what would it be?”

Books

The Power and the Glory, by Graham Greene

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This is a picture of ministry shorn of all romanticism, polite piety, and social support, of ministry sustained only by Christ.