Theology

Theology

Books

Free on the inside

Joshua Dubler shows up at a maximum-security prison as a budding ethnographer. He becomes a man captured by friendships.

Books

Reinventing Liberal Christianity, by Theo Hobson

Theo Hobson’s ambitious book traces the historical emergence and fate of liberal theology in the modern period. He defends the “liberal state” and the way good liberal Christianity is allied with it.

Media

Love virtually

I began watching Her suspicious that it would glorify bodiless romance or present a mere male fantasy. But the film surprised me.

Books

Another grief observed

Julian Barnes’s attempt to console himself with “It’s just the universe doing its stuff” recalls C.S. Lewis’s recoil from the “goodness” of God.