Amber Scorah’s memoir has a breathless quality that makes it compulsively readable.
The sarcastic and sacrilegious two-season show has a moral center.
Pagels vividly recounts her spiritual experiences. But she won’t let herself be bound by any tradition.
A cancer memoir about a life sustained by improbable events
My son’s death did not evoke in me an interest in the problem of suffering.
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William Abraham's theological affirmations of faith are shadowed by a persistent question: Why don't they work?
"I'm not afraid of marrying you," said the young groom. "I'm afraid of losing you."
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The reversals in this book aren’t easy. There is nothing sentimental or giddy about them. They are real. They are ordinary.
Max Porter’s debut novel, which hovers between poetry and prose, illustrates the ways in which grief can be simultaneously violent and gentle.
We grieve always alone while at the same time needing community. Surely there is a role for the church in this paradox.
For career day at my daughter's school, I brought pictures of some of the things pastors do. The students were mostly interested in the funerals.
Whether we're dying or living with grief, there are faithful ways to do so. Marilyn Chandler McEntyre points us in the right direction.