Nick Ripatrazone has written for Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The Paris Review and Esquire. His books include Ember Days, a collection of stories and Longing for an Absent God: Faith and Doubt in Great American Fiction.

Arts & Culture Ideas
Nick Ripatrazone June 24, 2017
'I saw the Catholic Church from the inside, like a tauntaun.'
Arts & Culture Television
Nick Ripatrazone May 18, 2017
Sister Cathy Cesnik went missing one night in 1969. The case remains unsolved.
Arts & Culture Ideas
Nick Ripatrazone February 27, 2017
Sor Juana Inés found both tension and sustenance in her religious life.
Arts & Culture Television
Nick Ripatrazone January 10, 2017
Jude Law gives us a nuanced portrait of a too easily satirized character: the Catholic cleric.
Faith in Focus
Nick Ripatrazone August 04, 2016
Maybe that's the subconscious appeal of sports: how we might tempt death through a game.
Nick Ripatrazone March 12, 2014
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