Faith

Books

Revelation, by Dennis Covington

Dennis Covington is famous for seeking faith in extreme places. Twenty years ago it was the snake-handling, poison-drinking Christians of southern Appa­lachia.

Books

Faith makes us human

A review of Yuval Noah Harari

We wish something would prove beyond doubt that Someone obliged us large-brained, bipedal primates with a breath of consciousness.

Books

The myth of a religion/science conflict

A review of Peter Harrison

Are science and religion enemies or friends? Neither, says Peter Harrison—but they're both forms of virtue.

Books

Disciplines of listening

spring books 1999

Barbara Brown Taylor's concise, pithy and challenging prose is evidence that she is practicing what she preaches: that Christian pastors take more care with the words they use and treat language with economy, courtesy and reverence.