Jens was never unkind to me, perhaps because I was the rare chemistry major who asked questions about God while showing enthusiasm for Barth.
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Books editor Elizabeth Palmer sorts through her stacks
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.
This book taught me about phylacteries. More importantly, it taught me about myself.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie captures the complexity of gender—and suggests simple ways to negotiate it.
Both Amir Hussain and Eboo Patel model interfaith bridge-building in their writing.
The kingdom of God is here, and we're called to participate in resurrection.
We live in an anxious age. But it's worse for some than others.
Miss Brooks would be 100 years old today. Her poetic-prophetic vision is worth celebrating.
A counting book that retells Jesus’ parables and a Reformation-themed alphabet book are among my favorite new children’s books.
There’s nothing subtle about Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o’s Marxist critique of life in postcolonial Kenya.
Willie James Jennings writes about tangible things—bodies, incarceration, healing—with graceful language that’s hard to pin down.
Anesthesiologist Ronald W. Dworkin reminds me that going to the doctor isn’t the same as sharing a cocktail with a friend.