Valerie Weaver-Zercher is managing editor for trade books at Herald Press and author of Thrill of the Chaste: The Allure of Amish Romance Novels.
Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy
A review of Sue Klebold
You can never fully know your child’s interior life. You cannot know the measure of sadness or rage that may be unfolding within them.
Why I destroy books
Twice a year I take a day off to undo the work I get paid to do. This sounds batty, but it's becoming a spiritual practice of mine.
Finding God in All the Wrong People
Readers who found Pastrix to be a long, cool drink will find more refreshment here. Those who have tired of Nadia Bolz-Weber's cranky schtick will tire of it here as well.
The Forgotten Vice
If vainglory is about stealing glory from God, it is unintelligible outside the house of faith. This may explain why Rebecca DeYoung's book flows against the current of attempts to reclaim narcissism and pride.
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