The most debilitating conceptual limitation in Whitmarsh’s story is an unawareness of what “theism” is—or, how “classical theism" differs from polytheistic myth.
In his new book 'Inequality,' Anthony B. Atkinson argues that we can’t reduce inequality by fiscal policy alone. We must also change how incomes are generated.
The critic and novelist John Berger argues that “the future has been downsized”—restricted to the mercenary parameters of finance capital and digital technocracy.
In 'The Illuminations', Andrew O’Hagan uses his gifts to get beneath the surface of two lives estranged from their own past.
Katie Roiphe’s new book takes up the question of how six writers especially well versed in death and dying dealt with their own impending deaths.
Les Murray's new collection proves that there isn’t a thing that Murray can’t do—and do better than almost any other living poet.
In Robin Lane Fox's biography of St. Augustine, Augustine doesn’t convert to Christianity; he converts to whatever you get when you put aside worldly ambition.
Early stories of Jews, Christians, and Muslims; the politics of celibacy and marriage; reflections from Cardinal Kasper; afterlife and wealth in early Christianity.
In his examination of imaginative pictures of the afterlife and the ways in which Christians disposed of their wealth, Brown traces two distinct lines of development
From the Cardinal called a "clever theologian" by Pope Francis, this volume of Walter Kasper's writings characterize the nature of religious belief in late modernity
Gregg looks at five of the two dozen stories with characters shared by the Jewish Bible, New Testament, and Qur’an, interpreting how they are told in each tradition.
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