Confined by illness, the feminist literary scholar dove into the complete works of V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Our language isn’t neutral. It has history embedded within it.
His narrative includes heroes and villains on both sides of the political divide.
Poetry and fiction grant us glimpses of God.
Evoking the murders of unarmed black men, this collection is meant to appall us.
The roots of our desire for money, pleasure, and power reach back to the Enlightenment.
Pagels vividly recounts her spiritual experiences. But she won’t let herself be bound by any tradition.
R.J. Maratea argues that lynching declined when white people began to realize that the courtroom would work just as well.
Alan Lightman asks great questions about science and religion. His answers are sometimes frustrating.
The theologian doesn’t want finance capitalism to determine what we’re worth.
Amos Oz feared that fanaticism was rising in Israel as well as in the West.
Delphine Minoui planned a weeklong visit to explore her heritage. She stayed for 10 years.
Jay Rubinstein places himself in the apocalyptic mindset of authors like Joachim of Fiore.
Precision and beauty have kissed.
Christy Gunter Sim, a trauma expert and domestic violence survivor, offers case studies for church leaders.