This generously illustrated biography of artist Gwen John reveals a modernist painter whose works revealed the beauty of her subjects, whether portraits or interior scenes.
Which is better, enjoying a nature documentary indoors or sitting outside in nature? It depends on who you ask.
A review of Cormac McCarthy’s two final novels, The Passenger and Stella Maris. Brilliant stories, brilliantly told about the deeply human quest for meaning.
A debate is raging in the culture wars over the story of America. The Church has something to say into this debate because we have been given a model in the Story of Scripture.
In the novel Trust, Hernan Diaz demonstrates that hearing a story that seems believable and plausible is not sufficient to know it is true. We need to hear the other side.
Four excerpts from my reading: On Taylor Smith; on bridging progressive / conservative divides; on MAGA’s rage and joy; & on the interest in tarot among Nones.
James K. A. Smith explains why looking at my past with regret is a denial of God’s grace, who has taken my story into his Story in Christ.
In this highly recommended book, a Christian philosopher helps us understand how God intends us to live faithfully as his creatures in time.
In this brief tribute to the Rev. Dr. Timothy Keller (1950-2023), I call attention to him as a faithful border-stalker, a characteristic all followers of Jesus should desire.
Once each year, Shepherd’s Harvest Festival brings me an opportunity to slow down and relish the glory of God’s earth and human creativity. The eggrolls on a stick make the day complete.