Why we need anger

Martha Nussbaum says we don't. She's wrong.


Need to confess

A review of books on justice and race

The whole church needs to encounter the courage and truthfulness of the fact that God created us good, to love and be loved.


Can hunger end?

A review of David Rieff

The binding constraint on progress against hunger and malnutrition is weak political commitment.


Transformed by Spirit-Chi

A review of Grace Ji-Sun Kim

The Spirit’s loving, life-giving, transformative power—Divine Eros—connects us, moves within us, and can heal the wounds of our division.


Immanuel is the agenda

A review of Samuel Wells

What humankind needs is a love that sticks around, a love that stays put, a love that hangs on. That’s what the cross is.


Shaping Public Theology, by Max L. Stackhouse

The essays in this volume provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to Max Stackhouse's thought, and they raise provocative questions about how we are constructing public theology today.


Journey toward Justice, by Nicholas P. Wolterstorff

Spring books

After describing encounters with the oppressed in South Africa and Honduras, Nicholas Wolterstorff offers a carefully honed analysis of justice within a Christian framework.