Our era’s poet theologian begins by retranslating Paul: “the remaining time is contracted” (1 Cor. 7:29).
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
Can we cross them? Is it worth it?
For Sofia Starnes, poetry is the language of faith.
Sarah Blake’s surrealist novel about Naamah—Noah’s wife—is mesmerizing.
Paula Fredriksen challenges popular assumptions about the first generation of Christians.
10 writers respond.
Claire Adam’s debut novel is animated by a complicated landscape of family.
Theology is story, and Jones is a rousing storyteller.
Cottom interrogates her own story loudly enough for others to hear themselves in it.
To speak words of grace, we must first name the powers and principalities that hold us captive.
Two new books offer an education—with grace and humor.
Helping people think differently in changing times
Climate catastrophe, economic inequality, and the way we treat our dead
Stephen Faller’s series of wise reflections on being alive
In the Anthropocene era, do ethics matter?