An Open and Relational Account of Providence
A review of Thomas Jay Oord
Oord’s kenosis model is a compelling answer to the problem of evil—one that draws on scripture, theology, philosophy, and science.
Confessions of a Birth Mother
A review of Amy Seek
The physical reality of her son, the very tangible way that he is a part of her, will not go away. He is with her everywhere she goes.
Same-Sex Couples, Monogamy, and the Future of Marriage
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.
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.
Reflecting on Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in the Jewish Tradition
Part history and part memoir, this volume gently immerses readers in Jewish traditions surrounding death.
The Reversal and Transformation of Global Christianity, 1900–2000
A review of Scott W. Sunquist
The unexpected Christian century has produced a global body of Christ that challenges as well as enriches Christians.
Narrative Essays Old and New
A review of Annie Dillard
Almost any page of this collection yields the precise puzzling haunting music of Dillard’s mind at work.
robed and wordless
This slim volume of poetry gives voice to the women of the Bible, named and unnamed.
A review of John Cobb
What's the biblical God's essential characteristic? According to Cobb, it's the loving care a mother or father gives an infant.
This provocative book portrays hope as a virtue, a moral orientation that can be cultivated actively, a matter of will.
The Century's work relies primarily on subscriptions and donations. Thank you for supporting nonprofit journalism.
Support us by buying books: