Our spring books issue's reviews include Rachel Marie Stone on Marilynne Robinson, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on Matthew Desmond, Lawrence Wood on Mary Rakow, and more.
Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity
A review of Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle
Lincoln understood that the dream of well-being, if not radically democratized, would for some people only be a nightmare.
A Graphic Memoir
A review of Tom Hart
We grieve always alone while at the same time needing community. Surely there is a role for the church in this paradox.
A review of Rita Mae Reese
This collection is suffused with one of poetry’s most fundamental aims: making meaning out of suffering and loss.
The Story of Grace in Genesis
Biblical Israel and the Politics of Identity Formation
A review of William Greenway and Amanda Beckenstein Mbuvi
The ancient stories of Genesis bear witness to a created world that is interconnected and has value in God’s eyes.