In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, my dad couldn't sing national songs. The Nazis saw the church's Psalter, however, as innocuous. Little did they know.
We've been told that millennials are selfish, greedy and narcissistic. But the young adults I know don't fit this stereotype.
The budget deal was no grand bargain, but there was one grand outcome: the House Speaker stood up to the insurgent right. Is this the new normal?
After two years, I visited my ailing friend. Eventually, he asked for the Eucharist—and suddenly every word mattered.
There will never be another like Hauerwas. His piety-free personality guarantees that.
The U.S. is the only Western democracy that retains the death penalty. Evan Mandery tells the story of the long legal campaign against it.
If positive thinking leaves you cold, Oliver Burkeman's The Antidote will be just what the title promises.
I'm delighted that Malcolm Gladwell has rediscovered his Christian faith. But I worry that David and Goliath is like the Bob Dylan album Saved.
Robert Wuthnow's stories occasionally confound his data. But he lets the contradictions sit—producing a rich tapestry of small-town life.
I was prepared to enjoy the theological heart of Catching Fire. But my moviegoing experience was bizarrely affected by all the ads.