The etymology is uncertain, but the meaning is clear.
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Books editor Elizabeth Palmer sorts through her stacks
What the countercultural barefoot preacher means for Christians today
What Happened matters. Here’s why.
As leaves fall from the trees, Ali Smith helps us fall into the dreams and fears of her characters.
Muslim women’s clothing reveals—and shapes—culture, politics, and piety.
Jens was never unkind to me, perhaps because I was the rare chemistry major who asked questions about God while showing enthusiasm for Barth.
Laurent Binet's latest novel is at once a lecture, a detective story, and an exploration of the limits of fiction.
Jesus wants us to be likable—but more importantly, he wants us to love.
I was invited to an interfaith solidarity service. Instead I spent the day reading Congressman John Lewis's graphic novel trilogy about the civil rights movement.
The universe is filled with light that we cannot see.