Politics+Society

Books

Canaan at the margins

One Good Book deserves another

When I read the book of Joshua, it is easy for me to miss God's call for genocide.

Books

Precarious housing

A review of Matthew Desmond

In poor communities like the one where I live and work, evictions are not the exception. They’re the norm.

Books

Haunting particularities

A review of Marilynne Robinson

To meet others as God meets us—prickly and imprecise and difficult though we may sometimes be—is a kind of grace.