Watching the destruction of the world we were warned was coming is a staple of American entertainment.
There are few heroes in Sheri Fink's harrowing narrative of overwhelmed health-care workers during and after Hurricane Katrina.
As wildfires raged nearby, the lectionary readings spoke to the uncertainty and fear of being displaced.
Jeremiah, by Kathleen M. O’Connor
Kathleen O'Connor's daringly imaginative rereading of Jeremiah reveals a community experiencing the classic accents of trauma.
After a five-month absence, parts of Port-au-Prince looked marginally better than when I had last seen the city in February. At least some debris from the January 12 earthquake had been removed. But generally, the city seemed at a standstill.