The roots of our desire for money, pleasure, and power reach back to the Enlightenment.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
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.
Even as a child, Dani Shapiro wondered whether she belonged in her family.
Brian Stanley pulls off a readable, one-volume history of 20th-century Christianity.
Kate Ott looks at the moral implications of digital language.
Sarah Arthur captures the beloved Christian author’s appeal.
Ethan Shagan chronicles the expansion of these concepts since the Middle Ages.