Books

Books

Telling your own story

I recently gave a seminar on memoir at a public library in Talladega, Alabama. To emphasize the importance of place in all good storytelling, I asked the audience to write a paragraph describing a room they remembered from childhood.

Deconstructing Evangelicalism

Hart paints a bleak picture of evangelicalism, a movement he believes is increasingly lacking in theological depth and substance.

Improvisation

Wells describes six improvisational practices that he says illuminate the way the Christian community discerns and acts.

Back Pages

Doink! A neighborhood kid kicked a ball that nearly punched out my kitchen window. I shot out into the backyard ready to deliver a lecture, but the angular teen disarmed me with a smile and a “Sorry, Mister.” I picked up the ball and asked him his name.

The God Gene:

Is spirituality genetically based? A behavior geneticist discusses the VMAT2 gene.