Politics+Society

Books

Why give alms?

A review of Peter Brown and David J. Downs

Belief in the incarnation places suffering bodies within the realm of Christian responsibility.

Books

The morality of marriage equality

A review of Stephen Macedo

Many Americans have gone from being squeamish about same-sex marriage to being squeamish about telling their gay friends that their relationships are less than valid.

Books

Celebrating centrist Muslims

A review of Raymond William Baker

There’s some good news amid the gloom of global terrorism—namely, the little-known world of wasatiyya, or centrist, Islam.