Almost any page of this collection yields the precise puzzling haunting music of Dillard’s mind at work.
This collection is suffused with one of poetry’s most fundamental aims: making meaning out of suffering and loss.
From his youth Lax experienced a love of God that would not abate, calling him toward both solitude and engagement with others.
I knew Jannie Swart's witness would have a lasting impact on our seminary. I didn't anticipate how it would challenge me in the classroom.
A memoir becomes explicitly Christian when it derives its literary power from the power of the gospel. It doesn't preach, it shows.
This spring, I didn't find any morels in the woods around my house. But I did find a lot of other things.
For Andrew Elphinstone, human selfishness and violence are not evidence of a world gone wrong. They show a person ripe for transformation.
The journals of Merton, Woolf and others encouraged me to see my birthday as a new beginning—and to live my 50th year as a year of jubilee.
As a graduate student, my father visited the Abbey of Gethsemani. His experiences there entered him in some permanent way.