Books

Books

Johnny Cash and the Great American Contradiction: Christianity and the Battle for the Soul of a Nation

Alasdair MacIntyre famously compared dying for the modern nation-state to dying for the phone company. One cannot imagine a more dismissive claim about this country for Americans, whether on the left or right, for whom the U.S.

Imperial assumptions

Every contemporary theological interpreter must come to terms with the fact that every interpretation is local and informed by context. Every interpretation carries with it some ideological marking because no interpretation is, finally, disinterested.

Overcoming Life's Disappointments

Joy and gratitude are the subjects of many popular books. There are workshops on grief and anger and a library of literature on depression. And yet disappointment sits in the corner, a much neglected feeling. This neglect is surprising given that there is so much potential for disappointment in the United States.

Everything Must Change

Brian McLaren may not eat locusts or wear clothing made of camel’s hair. But in Everything Must Change, this modern-day prophet issues a piercing critique of a U.S.

BookMarks

Reading Paul is a very accessible introduction to the theology of the apostle Paul. Gorman writes with the conviction that we read Paul best when we read him as speaking to us for God.