Pierpont presents a picture of Philip Roth’s works that contains necessary qualifications: there is no dutiful approval of every word the master has written.
Hansen includes a diverse collection of denominational affiliations and explores some of the most compelling conundrums confronting today’s military chaplaincy.
John Dickinson and Joseph Galloway receive long-overdue attention in this splendid history of the First and Second Continental Congresses.
Kate Atkinson folds coincidence and a kind of Borges-like fantasy into the framework of a classic English country-house novel.
Though the number of Christians killed and persecuted every year is contested, Shortt clears away misconceptions that other religions are the source of the problem.
A new biography on Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor, who achieved three impressive goals in travel, war, and art.
Evangelicalism is still very much around, and understanding such a diverse movement is a formidable challenge. Molly Worthen is to be commended for helping meet it.
Hauerwas divides Approaching the End into three parts dealing respectively with eschatology, the church, and what he calls “the difficulty of reality.”
Boitani addresses not the question of whether Shakespeare was Catholic, but a more basic one: Was he in any important sense a Christian poet?
The men who tell their stories in 'Doing the Best I Can: Fatherhood in the Inner City' know that they don’t look much like Ward Cleaver or Cliff Huxtable.
One of David Bentley Hart's deeper points is that the major theistic religions do indeed have something in common when they say “God.”
'Religion Without God' is a lovely swan song. It is short—it’s based on the Einstein Lectures delivered at the University of Bern in 2011—but eloquent and rich.