Lawrence Wood is senior minister of St. Andrew by the Sea, a community church in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Another glimpse of Monroeville
Yes, Go Set a Watchman has its problems; yes, it needed an editor. Yet one senses that this fiction has grown out of a life lived.
A Student, a Divided Town, and the Long Road to Forgiveness
In many books, the Jim Crow era is mediated through the sensibilities of white people. Jim Auchmutey shrewdly avoids this.
Penelope Fitzgerald wrote her first novel at 60 and became famous at 80. "How does she do it?" asked A. S. Byatt. Hermione Lee tries to answer.
The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends on It
In Ian Leslie’s telling, curiosity is far from a valued quality. Augustine, he notes, equated curiosity with temptation.
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