I didn’t know how to answer, but I do know that the gendering of God has real-world consequences.
Brit Bennett’s novel explores racial passing, gender transition, and family trauma.
How American evangelicalism baptized male aggression
We asked writers to tell us about a book that they disagree with—but that they also see as important enough to argue with.
How they engaged culture in troubling times
Should scripture inform our ethics? How, and which parts?
Is it man or humanity? Ark or chest?
Does biblical scholarship still matter for the life of faith?
In Genesis, God separates the dry land from the sea. But God also makes marshes, estuaries, and coral reefs.
Two new books help us talk about what it means to be transgender in a changing world.
Sometimes we need a place where we are told, “You did nothing wrong.” Can our communities provide that space?
The first black female Episcopal priest was also an early proponent of ideas that would develop into black feminism, intersectionality, and more.
Resistance might not achieve its outer aims. Nevertheless, its inner life persists.
In Mark 5, a hemorrhaging woman meets a permeable savior.
As CC books editor, I get to peruse a lot of books. Too bad I can’t review them all.