Essays by readers
In response to our request for essays on reversal, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
Questions at the edge of science
Modern cosmology indicates that the universe cannot have been created without any constraints. So where do we find the elusive nihilo?
How crowdfunding inspires creative ministry
Decades ago, when a need arose at a church in rural Kansas, the finance chair would ask, "Who'll give 25 dollars?" Today, we have Kickstarter.
Middle East expert Joshua Landis
"What's going on is a nation-building process. It's similar to what happened at the end of World War I, when major empires were destroyed."
Our spring books issue's reviews include Amy Frykholm on Toni Morrison, Jason Byassee on Richard Hays, Katherine Willis Pershey on Lauren Winner, and more.
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