Yes, says Yuval Levin. But only if they serve a formative function.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
And why it might be abolished
Onaje X. O. Woodbine’s book about a Black woman’s life is a model of ethnographic work that centers the voice of its subject.
Brent Strawn aims to debunk mistruths that come from biblical illiteracy and anti-Semitism.
Rights are good, argues theological ethicist Nigel Biggar, but they are not the only good things.
A new biography of the woman who shaped the men who shaped modern evangelicalism
Poet Molly McCully Brown’s memoir of life with cerebral palsy
An odd, charming gospel account that draws from dozens of sources
Many of my LGBTQ friends and clergy sisters have disavowed Peterson’s writings. Not I.
Anthea Butler is clear about the disastrous legacy of racism at the heart of White evangelicalism.
Sociologist Matthew Clair explores race and class at work in the criminal court system.
The companion book to the PBS series is accessible, comprehensive, and joyful.
Philip Kolin’s poetry is about juke joints, bluesmen, mosquitoes, ladybugs, race, faith, and more.
Yes and no, says the data.
Healan Gaston excavates a label that has both divided and united us.