The deceptions that followed Ukraine’s nuclear disarmament have raised the level of threat
REVIEW: Purity Culture and Toxic Masculinity
It’s time to rethink the virtue of chastity
REVIEW: Still More Reasons to Be Grateful for Immigrants
Parents who come from someplace else have a lot to teach everyone else
REVIEW: So Many Angles
In Our America, Ken Burns keeps the pictures still—and just as piercing
REVIEW: Beginning with Birth
What if natality—rather than mortality—had the last word?
ROUNDTABLE: Natality: Toward a Philosophy of Birth
Jennifer Banks’ book opens pathways and unveils vistas
REVIEW: A Focused Gaze on Words
Suspicion of a text is easy. Trusting is hard.
REVIEW: Ignorance Is Bliss?
Choose what you know wisely
REVIEW: The Free Speech Conundrum
If neutrality regarding speech is impossible, how do we settle our disputes about it?
REVIEW: The Middle Children of History
Do you think ChatGPT can write a novel? Read this book.
What I am reading: a review of Rick Kennedy’s Winds of Santa Ana
Winds of Santa Ana: Pilgrim Stories of the California Bight by Rick Kennedy. Wipf and Stock, 2022. 206 pp., $25.00. It is a time-tested truism of the academic profession that the best adventuring is of the armchair variety. But every...
REVIEW: The Genesis of Gender
In Abigail Favale’s view, our wholeness as individuals and communities is at stake
REVIEW: Faith and Transcendence in Fiction
The World Cannot Give shows us Gen Z through a decidedly religious lens
REVIEW: A Man for the Age of Tech Tycoons
The life of Crassus is worth remembering—especially on the ides of March
REVIEW: Evangelicals + Celebrity = ?
Katelyn Beaty’s book makes this much clear: It’s a codependent love
REVIEW: “Nana Really Wants Me to Do This”
In Seventy Times Seven, mercy, pain, and justice meet in unanticipated ways
REVIEW: Decency Doesn’t Stop at the Border
Timely reflections for the first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine
REVIEW: What Would Adam Smith Do?
There may be no satisfying answer to this question, says Glory Liu
REVIEW: Smashing Statues
Unintended consequences threaten ongoing harm
REVIEW: Destination, Berlin
A new biography of Hilma af Klint forces a question: What is the purpose of art?