Philip Jenkins recommends the best recently published books in his field.
"Maybe 5 percent of refugees are ever resettled. Meanwhile, human life is always more than survival."
Tim Bascom experienced a revolution through a teenager's sensibility. But despite the great material this provides, his memoir has a plodding feel.
A story of Christian life is incomplete if it ignores material things. If we reorient our gaze, we can see faith through embodied practices.
May I wish you all a blessed Timkat season. Timkat, I should explain, is an important festival of the Orthodox Church of Ethiopia.