Books

Books

What soldiers come home to

Can Christians display a life together that’s as compelling as war?

Twins with a Nazi doctor

Is it possible for two 12-year-olds to retain their innocence in a place like Auschwitz?

The startling triumph of The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead has created a world as compelling—and as intolerable—as our own.

Why we need anger

Martha Nussbaum says we don't. She's wrong.

At the same table

A book I'd like my elected officials to read

Strongly held differences of opinion in our nation's life require both legal protection and public respect.

Take & Read: American religious history

Grant Wacker recommends the best recently published books in his field.

Tennessee: poster child for a broken system

A book I'd like my elected officials to read

A justice system oriented mainly toward punishing offenders can have tragic consequences.

Take & Read: Global Christianity

Philip Jenkins recommends the best recently published books in his field.

The political power of a local carrot

A book I'd like my elected officials to read

By some estimates, three quarters of Americans don't really know their next-door neighbor.