Two new books help us talk about what it means to be transgender in a changing world.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Thoreau's beautiful writing, biographer Laura Dassow Walls shows, is scripture waiting to be heard.
Paul Willis's poems reveals epiphanies in the midst of everyday life.
Jenna Weissman Joselit reveals how the Ten Commandments have shaped U.S. law and identity.
Tain Gregory was new to Sandy Hook Elementary School when the mass shooting happened, but the faith that helped him respond had been a long time in the making.
An end-of-the-world scenario, whether scientific or religious, should reorient us—but toward what?
H. K. Bush's tale revolves around the challenges of a Western academic's encounter with the East.
More than a memoir, Kate Hennessy's book about her grandmother is a participant biography written from the inside out.
Martha Nussbaum and Saul Levmore draw from philosophy, literature, economics, and public policy to ruminate on aging.
To teach preaching, I need the witness of Tom Long—and others, too.