The delight I felt while reading this book needs further interrogation, because its stories deal with troublesome subjects.
Vincent van Gogh, Still Life With French Novels and Rose, oil on canvas, 1887.
This collection offers a rich range of life-giving words from a beloved theologian-novelist-preacher-speaker-essayist and encourager.
Bacevich provides another case of the fraught dream of managing history that Reinhold Niebuhr critiqued.
Baylor transformed itself from a regional Baptist teaching institution into an internationally recognized Protestant research university—but not without scandal.
Nature reveals itself as ruptured, as already profaned. To rest into a landscape is to be drawn into an adulterated history.
Faith is formed in us by the Spirit and the life of the church. It renews our elemental confidence and creates our disposition toward the world.
Nineteenth-century agrarians believed that community is more important than the individual and solidarity is more important than profit.
All living things are touched by divine grace—and caught up together in movement toward union with God.
The whole church needs to encounter the courage and truthfulness of the fact that God created us good, to love and be loved.
18th-century colonists drank beer with breakfast and continued throughout the day, with average consumption twice as high as today’s.