Books

Books

Democracy Matters

For more than two decades, my favorite Cornel West book was Prophesy Deliverance! (1982). I liked it because his typology of black intellectual traditions helped me to organize my thinking about the role of black culture and religion in American life.

Why I Wake Early

Oliver continues to practice loving attention to the natural world.

The gospel alternative

Deep sleep

Not long ago I had a conversation with a Roman Catholic bishop who is an excellent administrator, a thoughtful leader and a world traveler.

For the Sake of Heaven and Earth

Most Christians and Jews remain settled in separate enclaves. They rarely step outside of their familiar domains and risk the confusion that comes from a searching encounter with the stranger next door.