J. M. Coetzee's "The Childhood of Jesus" is a strange book, engaging but inscrutable, provocative but obscure.
The last liberal theologians worth mentioning, in the opinion of Theo Hobson, were Reinhold Niebuhr and Paul Tillich.
In 'Waiting for the Barbarians,' Mendelsohn has collected essays originally published in the New York Review of Books, the New York Times, and elsewhere.
A conversation on our most egregious death-avoidance tactic: the disappearance of the dead themselves from the rituals at which their presence is indispensable.
In this brilliantly argued intellectual history, David Nirenberg asks how influential figures in the Western tradition have thought about Judaism over the millennia.
The end of the Communist era and access to long-closed archives opens a window into the largely untold suffering of Poland from 1939 to the fall of the Iron Curtain.
'Kantian Reason and Hegelian Spirit' is distinguished by both its intellectual competence and it narrative power.
The first thing to note about Andrew Koppelman’s new book is is that word “American”—sitting awkwardly beside the abstract concept of “religious neutrality."
In his new book, 'My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer,' Christian Wiman reflects on faith, death, poetry, and God.
The issues that gnaw at George Scialabba relate primarily to political economy. For an avowed man of the left, “the last three decades have been bitter medicine.”
Do the essays by Leszek Kolakowski collected in 'Is God Happy?' have anything to say to twenty-first-century America?
'The Myth of Persecution' puts Candida Moss in the ranks of historian-physicians who seek to heal the ills of Christianity via the therapy of revisionist history.