Books

Books

Cultivating character

A review of David Brooks

Cultivating character is the lifelong work of evaluating and choosing between various virtues. It's difficult, and it’s our calling.

Dying faithfully

A review of Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

Whether we're dying or living with grief, there are faithful ways to do so. Marilyn Chandler McEntyre points us in the right direction.

Political activism and the God gap

A review of Ryan L. Claassen

Religious polarization among activists and voters exists, in ever-increasing quantity. The question is, why?

Zionism's theological roots

A review of David Novak

How does theology shape Jewish democracy, in light of the many competing claims and complex relationships in the land of Israel?

Capitalism and faith: A tangled history

A review of Kevin M. Kruse

Why have American Christians so readily baptized the idea of free-market capitalism? Kevin Kruse illuminates the long, tangled history.