We asked some of our favorite novelists and poets to tell us about three recent works of fiction that speak to them in a deep way.
Life of Faith
Benin. Some rights reserved by Ferdinand Reus.
In this anthology of poems selected by Wiman, joy comes in modest and unlikely guise.
Apricot Irving writes with love—and hurt—about her father's misplaced desire to be a savior to others.
"I look on my faith as a liberation."
After college, my friends and I chased fulfillment like it was the Holy Grail.
Craig Detweiler draws on art history, psychology, and religion to argue that staring at ourselves can be an act of faith.
Peer-led discussions among young Muslims, Christian experiments in communal living, and pop-up Shabbat meals embody common yearnings.
John 3:16 is about crisis, but not the crisis of God brooding in heaven waiting on us to make a choice.
I was counting on her discretion.