Nick Ripatrazone is an editor at Image Journal. His most recent book is Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction.
Shane McCrae reimagines the life of a wounded angel
Poetry that continues the rich literary tradition of angels and offers a new, illuminating perspective
May 4, 2021
The beauty of doing things by hand
What does it mean to make things, and why does it matter?
November 29, 2018
Christian Wiman’s stubborn, slippery faith
We need faith, Wiman suggests, because poetry isn't enough.
October 10, 2018
Charged with the grandeur of God—and the influence of Flannery O'Connor
The faith-infused southern fiction of Tim Gautreaux, Robert Olen Butler, and Jamie Quatro
November 9, 2017
The strange hope of dystopian fiction since The Road
Surviving and communing together are sacred gestures.
July 17, 2017
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