Confined by illness, the feminist literary scholar dove into the complete works of V.S. Naipaul and Paul Theroux.
Now it’s my turn to hold the memory of faith for her.
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If old age is another country, three novelists are exploring not just the peaks and valleys but also the rough places in between.
My understanding of God has become a welcome object of gravity, as it moved from heady abstractions to my gut.
Martha Nussbaum and Saul Levmore draw from philosophy, literature, economics, and public policy to ruminate on aging.
God calls us to serve the world with our bodies—even when those bodies are failing.
Life's later decades present distinctive virtues—and vices.
How can we live well after 40? asks Barbara Bradley Hagerty. She could have consulted the wisdom traditions.
One day, as I considered my routine of pills and naps and exercises, I saw that it is not unlike praying the hours.
I have given my father many presents. The small bottle of fragrant bath essence I gave him last Christmas may be the most important one.