We gave our readers a one-word writing prompt: "silence."
I've stopped trying to climb over it or knock it down. Now I just sit there.
William Abraham's theological affirmations of faith are shadowed by a persistent question: Why don't they work?
Telling the story of his wife's tragic illness, Douglas Groothuis combines lament with grace-filled love.
In this anthology of poems selected by Wiman, joy comes in modest and unlikely guise.
Bowler's memoir honestly confronts the pervasive idea that we get what we deserve.
Faith doesn't take away our suffering. It promises we're not alone.
People do terrible things. So does the biblical God. Is there value in naming those things?
Muslims and Christians can live peacefully together. I've seen it.
God works in mysterious ways, not sadistic ones.