Art historian Matthew Milliner has written a groundbreaking history of a beloved icon’s role in imperial Christianity’s collapse.
She can (and will) do anything with this English language she so clearly loves.
New books in practical theology
Journalist Alexandra Robbins profiles three public school teachers for a year—and gets a glimpse into why they’re so exhausted.
Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway tell the story of US economic history in a way that obscures as much as it reveals.
For Kaitlin Curtice, resistance is no mere buzzword—it’s a mighty calling.
Raúl Zegarra’s history is deeply researched, clearly written, and unparalleled in its attention to theory.
New books about the New Testament
Javier Zamora’s memoir chronicles the harrowing solo journey he made from El Salvador to the US at age nine.
In Alejandra Oliva’s new memoir, she describes how her body becomes an archive of migrants’ stories.
Margaret Bendroth tells the stories of mid-20th century women who fought patriarchy from within the church.
New books in American religious history
Nancy Koester’s biography captures the remarkable ministry of Sojourner Truth, who could not read or write.
From the Renaissance to Kim Kardashian, Tara Isabella Burton tells a story of limitless, ruthless self-creation.
Margot Douaihy’s New Orleans is a fever dream. Her protagonist is a queer, punk nun who is all in on her vocation.
Donovan Schaefer sets out to correct the misrepresentation of secularity as the realm of pure reason.
Archaeologist Yonatan Adler argues that widespread, ordinary observance of the Torah did not take place until the Hellenistic period.
Luke Mogelson turns his keen powers of observation on the worsening polarization in this country.
Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo makes readers question the depth of their own commitment to righteousness.
The Christianity Today editor and former Southern Baptist leader is gravely concerned about the soul of US evangelicalism.