September 3, 2018

Vol.219 / No.5

September 3, 2018

Musician Billy Joel performs during his 100th lifetime performance at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Arts & Culture Books
Maurice Timothy ReidyAugust 14, 2018

Steven Hyden says he is not a religious person, but he is fervently devoted to the music that he grew up with.

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James T. KeaneAugust 14, 2018

One of the leading novelists of our age on faith, fiction and his distrust of religious institutions.

Arts & Culture Books
Christiana ZennerAugust 22, 2018

Energy succeeds as a descriptive tome that lays out numerous historical, biographical and mechanical intricacies of energy innovation in England and the United States and thus deepens readers’ understanding of forces that have shaped the modern world.

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A. Alexander Stummvoll's new book is crucially important because until now, religion has been “the missing dimension in statecraft.”

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Dominic LynchAugust 24, 2018

Made famous in poetry, the iconic infield of the Chicago Cubs a century ago helped usher in baseball's golden age.

Faith Theater
Kevin McCabeJuly 20, 2018

With his "Mass," Leonard Bernstein uses liturgy to give voice to political unease.

Arts & Culture Poetry
William WoolfittAugust 24, 2018

sweat, dark circles, the men damp, the women damp, a trace of Ivory soap,