Tain Gregory was new to Sandy Hook Elementary School when the mass shooting happened, but the faith that helped him respond had been a long time in the making.
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Books editor Elizabeth Palmer sorts through her stacks
People do terrible things. So does the biblical God. Is there value in naming those things?
How I found the gospel while reading about an academic conference
Winnie M Li’s story of sexual assault is hard to read. That’s precisely why it’s so important.
Should I tell my first-grader about the racist, imperialist, and misogynist legacies I detect in the book she's reading?
When we live in God’s grace, the distinction between wilderness and city collapses.
Salty water stings, but it also heals.
The etymology is uncertain, but the meaning is clear.
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.