Mark Jordan shows us Aquinas—and God—in the flesh.
Spring books 2017
If you think the Daily Show host is funny, you should meet his mother.
A book of essays asks, is the Bible literature? How is a blessing like an oath? And what if Eve was just hungry?
John Milbank & Adrian Pabst consider Western society’s many problems and offer a prescription: virtue.
Molly McCully Brown recovers the lives of women at an institution notorious for its eugenics program.
A New Yorker staffer investigates the evangelical book that will not let her go.
What Christians did—and didn’t do—about the Japanese internment.
The new George Saunders novel turns a crazy idea into a deeply moving story.
The Century asked writers and teachers, Which three authors—living or dead—would you invite over for dinner?
When does compromise descend into treason or apostasy?
Marie Howe’s poems present Magdalene in many forms, contemporary and ancient.
After the Great Migration, some black preachers addressed the issues their white social-gospel counterparts avoided.
Two novels explore what happens when wars persist and borders are permeable.
Like Jason Micheli, I have incurable cancer. His book helped me find humor in it.