Faith

Erika Rasmussen November 19, 2020
Come to Yaa Gyasi's fiction, all you who are weary and burdened, and she will give you heartbreak.
Joseph Simmons November 19, 2020
Those familiar with the Gilead story will find in Marilynne Robinson's latest novel another beautiful meditation on grace operative in spite of habits of despair and the social sins that feed them.
Aaron Pidel November 18, 2020
Does canceling the sacraments show a lack of faith? Jesuits in the 16th century didn’t think so.
Patrick Manning November 17, 2020
Christian communities can criticize and resist current trends toward faith deconstruction, but they may only succeed in pushing more people out into the wilderness where they are less likely to find the life-giving waters for which they thirst.
In this Nov. 3, 2019, photo, former President Jimmy Carter teaches Sunday school at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains, Ga. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
Jonathan Alter November 12, 2020
Both as president and private citizen, Jimmy Carter has relied on God’s guidance. In an excerpt from his new biography, Jonathan Alter examines this constant in Carter’s life.
Sergio Lopez November 03, 2020
What role does religion have to play for a leader facing his darkest hours? In the midst of civil war, in the valley of despair, Abraham Lincoln grappled with this question.