Theology

Theology

Books

God, the implied agent

One Good Book deserves another

Linguist Suzanne Kemmer helps me understand the book of Esther better.

Books

Faith’s ghastly legacy

A review of Dominic Erdozain

Christians fail to realize that the responsibility for rebellion against the faith lies invariably at their own door.

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.

Books

Hannah Arendt and Theology, by John Kiess

Balancing political realism with an openness to grace is not easy. But Arendt and Kiess propose just such a balance, so that “politics becomes the art of being born.”