Life of Faith

Life of Faith

Books

Poetic nothingness

A review of Rita Mae Reese

This collection is suffused with one of poetry’s most fundamental aims: making meaning out of suffering and loss.

Cover Story

One Good Book deserves another

The Bible and books that illuminate it

The Century invited people to comment on their favorite book of the Bible and a book that has helped them appreciate or understand the biblical text.

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Alternative realities

One Good Book deserves another

John of Patmos presents readers of Revelation with fantastical visions of what life could be, just as Dickens does to Scrooge.

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Lived witness

One Good Book deserves another

The Christians whose ministries are documented in the book of Acts did not know that they were the "early church."

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Picturing dementia

A review of Roz Chast and Dana Walrath

Dementia is graphic. These illustrated narratives draw out insights to provide empathy and healing for caregivers.