Cancer and good news

Todd Billings weaves his struggle with a rare form of blood cancer together with probing biblical and theological reflection.


Becca Stevens's favorite books for ministry

Fall books

What are the best books for ministry written in the 21st century? We asked seven pastors to pick their favorites. — Ed.


Approaching the End, by Stanley Hauerwas

Stanley Hauerwas’s book is about learning how to die and training how to be human. Broadly speaking, it is a book about time and purpose—or, better said, the purpose of time.


Knowledge through suffering

It takes a lifetime, as well as a remarkable life, to write a book like Eleonore Stump's Wandering in Darkness.