A special Christmas review of noteworthy books, music and film.
A special Christmas review of noteworthy books, music and TV.
Christians have always been uncomfortable with the Magnificat. Advent takes us places we would rather not go.
The nation's changing racial and ethnic profile will bring political change. But we can also expect it to elicit fear and resistance.
Prayer is not a violation of the laws of nature. It's woven into God's ongoing act of creation, as fully as the tides.
The Gideon Bible treats the Bible as comfort food. But a diet of the Bible consists of conflict and confrontation.
These sermons, selected and introduced by Isabel Best, range in time from Bonhoeffer's pastoral tenure in Barcelona to a few months after the start of World War II.
The runaway slave narratives compiled by Devon Carbado and Donald Weise are as moving as any story by Suzanne Collins or J.R.R. Tolkien.
Susan Cain contends that introverts are both misunderstood and underappreciated. She finds this infuriating.
According to Robert Wuthnow, well-educated Americans have reconfigured their religious language in terms of reasonableness—and thus retained a place for the supernatural in everyday life.
Our culture tells young adults to resist adulthood with all their might. New Girl portrays characters who want something more.