Lawrence Wood is senior minister of St. Andrew by the Sea, a community church in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
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.
Thinking about God together
Designating a person “in residence” to think about theology may seem like a luxury. But for the church, making room for such work may be a necessity.
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