Lenz blends storytelling and critique to explore the role of myths in defining women’s bodies.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
After Whiteness is urgent reading for any institution that purports to care about God and race.
Five books that introduce new voices to the conversation
Everything in Jack is a marvel.
The theologian starts by recognizing that we know enough to live fully in response to God’s grace.
They both resist easy answers to the problem of suffering.
Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan’s study of agency, consent, and sex on college campuses
Jack Jenkins’s book is informative and persuasive, if not exactly unbiased.
The moral lessons of his humiliation and imprisonment seem fairly limited.
Scott Russell Sanders’s essays balance ecological despair with the promise of human creativity.
Brit Bennett’s novel explores racial passing, gender transition, and family trauma.
After Stina Kielsmeier-Cook’s husband became a none, she reached out to some neighborhood nuns.
Joseph Ross’s poems are an elegy for the civil rights movement’s martyrs.
David Opderbeck’s book about theology, the law, and how we engage with both
A story of survival in the face of termination