Five new books that address today’s theological challenges
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Shakeshafte and Other Plays explores the messiness of language and meaning.
It’s probably not what you think.
Both Sheryll Cashin and Yelena Bailey investigate the scandalous inequalities between city neighborhoods.
Reading Art Spiegelman’s Holocaust graphic novel with Christian eyes
And she does it in an unmistakable Caribbean accent that embraces, hugs, kisses, dances, cries, and rumbles out laughter.
The irony of banning a book about how we can’t escape our history.
Baltimore—from Frederick Douglass to Freddie Gray—informs his whole journey.
The translators hope that “the colonial language that was forced upon us can now serve our people in a good way.”
The central character of Kazuo Ishiguro’s virtuosic 2021 novel is an “Artificial Friend” with a young girl’s body.
Fortune gives a wrenching account of intergenerational trauma and its costs.
In Yehiel Poupko’s poems, Jewish belief in God groans under the burden of divine silence.
Andrew Bacevich and Samuel Moyn each seek a reckoning on how the United States uses its military abroad.
Poet and liturgist Marcia Falk attempts to correct the gender bias of the traditional Passover Haggadah.
Robert Zaretsky offers a vivid picture of how truth telling made Weil’s life complicated.