The classicist Gavin Richardson looks at walls in late Roman propaganda and what they have to tell us in the Age of Trump.
I knew nothing of how doctors think about and practice medicine when not long ago …
Jennifer Lamson-Scribner argues that Christians are called to offer more than twelve-step programs to confront addiction.
Mark C. Watney reflects on his father’s struggle with Alzheimer’s disease in the broader context of our own ubiquitous spiritual dementia.
Susan Carlson considers the intersection of faith, God, and patriarchy.
Heidi Turner looks for redemption and familial grace in community and church failure.
Brandon Wrencher offers a theological and liberationist reading of the story of Cain and Abel.
Anthony D. Baker observes the limits of eschatology in the twentieth century’s two greatest preachers.
Rebecca Shirley discusses the complexities of faithful embodiment, advocating for the deeper stories that must be told.
Lauren Frances Evans contemplates the significance of the placenta and the creative act, examining her role as artist, mother, and person of faith.
Curator Meaghan Ritchey reflects on the specificity of place in Havana, Cuba, as seen through the lens of Rob Jefferson’s photography.
Photographer Jessina Leonard interviews fellow photographer Aaron Canipe about growing up in a small town in North Carolina, and how his work is informed by the textures in southern landscapes infused with religion.
Jason Byassee reviews Kate Bowler’s Everything Happens for a Reason, a book he says takes on evil from the inside—and laughs.
John Schweiker Shelton reviews Undomesticated Dissent by Curtis W. Freeman.
Brett McCracken reviews Look and See, a documentary film focusing on the life and perspective of Wendell Berry.
In a moment when so much information is unreliable and even more distressing, we feel …