Justice, Mercy, and Making Peace with My Sister’s Killer
When Jeanne Bishop learned of her sister's murder, she found herself saying aloud, "I don't want to hate anybody."
The Life and Death of American Resistance to Organized Wealthand Power
Why was the first Gilded Age a time of sometimes violent resistance, while ours is an age of acquiescence? Steve Fraser's answer is twofold: capitalism has changed, and so has the social imaginary that enfolds it.
Memory and Desire
Books for the dark night
Just when I was feeling despondent, I was asked to review a book by Luigi Giussani. His rhetoric both bamboozled and mesmerized me.
Some Thoughts on Faith
I kept quiet about my faith for fear of embarrassment. Then I read Anne Lamott, and suddenly I wasn't so alone.
Reclaiming Biblical Eschatology
These days, we need a strong current of theological explication of Christian eschatology. Richard Middleton has stepped forward—and his book doesn't even mention zombies.
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