Books

Books

After Harm

In a recent article in the New Yorker, physician Atul Gawande detailed how badly the American health-care system deals with physician error; the system, he contended, serves neither the patient nor the physician very well. But what can be done?

Honest Patriots

The United States has a complicated history.

Steady and Trembling

Motherhood memoirs are glutting the market these days. Yet beyond how-to manuals for new dads, glossy gift books for Father’s Day, and the occasional memoir of a son about his father, reflective writing by men about parenting is scarce.

BookMarks

Over a quarter of a century has passed since John Boswell published his landmark book Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality, in which he argued that Christianity isn’t inherently antigay.

Preaching Re-Imagined

Imagine what would happen if listeners became learners. Imagine a congregation where the purpose of a sermon might be to have parishioners engage in a conversation in response to an informed engagement with the biblical text.