When I was a child, I read only baseball box scores. More recently, when Marilynne Robinson has a new book I immediately order it.
Neuroscientist Kenneth Hayworth is opposed to death, and he thinks he has a solution.
Jeffrey Bishop is both a physician and a philosopher. Here he turns his clinical and analytical gaze on medicine, and his diagnosis is bleak.
Several current tales of Snow White nod at feminist critique—while leaving the old paradigms for female power and beauty intact.
The one who puts all things under his feet is doing something in the world.
A sociologist might see in football a society's need to control and ritualize violence. The church fathers, however, weren't much for sociologists.
Kitty Ferguson's biography of Stephen Hawking is an important book for anyone interested in who and what we are—and where we're going.
Garry Wills presents Ambrose as a forerunner of Desmond Tutu, who also opposed a government that intruded upon the church's claims.
Whenever I preached a dense sermon or used too many references, a missionary friend would gently remind me to proclaim the gospel simply.
Ever since Westerners discovered Asian cultures they have been intrigued by possible relationships between Christianity and Buddhism.