October 08, 2012
In Detroit, religious leaders seek to stem an epidemic of unplanned growth.
May 14, 2012
"Prophetic Encounters: Religion and the American Radical Tradition"
March 15, 2010
T. Walter Herbert argues that the Iraq war was undertaken with ardent devotion to a misplaced faith.
July 06, 2009
If you are looking for a book that trashes and thrashes the United States you will not find it here Instead Godfrey Hodgson provides readers with a grand tour through American history that offers a friendly but stern hand to explain our sense of exceptionalism in the world an especially pertinen
April 20, 2009
Thomas Friedman has done it again The Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist has taken a global situation this time climate change and set out to educate the public about how we got there and what we can do about it In his explanation however the self-described ldquo somber optimist
October 13, 2008
Can a commitment to the common good heal a divided political culture?
September 01, 2008
Michael Sean Winters' 'Left at the Altar,' reviewed
March 03, 2008
Although most Americans regard Sept 11 2001 as a day that changed the world the investigative reporter Craig Unger would argue that the presidential election in 2000 served as a point of convergence for certain groups of people who helped create what he calls 8220 the greatest foreign policy d
December 17, 2007
Forgiveness & the Nickel Mines school shooting: 'Amish Grace,' reviewed
October 08, 2007
Oct 7 is the first anniversary of the murder of the Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya It is a notable day for her fellow journalists who admire her courage and commitment to the cause of free speech It is also a sad day because it brings to the surface the haunting truth that journalists ha