What I found when I looked up today’s date in four daily devotional books
Cover to Cover
Books editor Elizabeth Palmer sorts through her stacks
Most books are easy for me to give away. Not beautiful books about biblical manuscripts or Martin Luther’s legacy.
Glimpses into the faith of snake-handling holiness Christians
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.
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.