Scott Samuelson considers seven responses to the age-old mystery.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
The medical community takes middle-age adulthood as the norm. What if it didn’t?
Hart thunders like Amos against cruel, incoherent religion.
Steven Weisman looks at the development of the Reform movement. Jack Wertheimer focuses on the present and future.
A sneak peek at the CC staff’s Christmas gift list
Eugene McCarraher explains how money became our object of worship.
Jonathan Metzl offers useful data and analysis, if not much empathy.
Kate Bowler explores the world of evangelical Christian women celebrities
Amber Scorah’s memoir has a breathless quality that makes it compulsively readable.
We’re religious about lots of things, says David Zahl. Just not God.
Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
The former church planter’s melancholy journey through the Midwest and its faith
Some things are better forgotten, says Lewis Hyde.
These six new Advent devotionals may help.
African American spirituality and God’s act of solidarity