Amy-Jill Levine and Marc Zvi Brettler show how multiple traditions arise when different people read the same text.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Daniel Hornsby’s debut novel has a wonderful road-trippy feeling.
Jon Butler’s dazzling study of faith and practice in a 20th-century metropolis
The Wampanoags shared the gifts of the land. The colonists responded with greed and ingratitude.
The beloved American poet lifts the everyday into the realm of the transcendent.
William Darity and Kirsten Mullen make the case for finally addressing a great wrong.
A memoir of an activist whose life is grounded in Sikh mysticism
John Phelan’s book helps us unlearn what we thought we knew.
In Diane Glancy’s poetry and prose, the cries of Native Americans echo the laments of Job’s wife.
Katherine Applegate’s books for children are just as engaging for grown-ups.
A luminous poetry collection marked by joy and sorrow, humor and truth.
Five books that take readers beyond Anglophone perspectives
Begin Again’s call to repentance is, like Baldwin’s own language, substantially Christian.
Has Paul been unfairly judged?
Transcendent Kingdom explores an immigrant neuroscientist’s complicated relationship with evangelical Christianity.