The United States of intoxication

A review of Susan Cheever

18th-century colonists drank beer with breakfast and continued throughout the day, with average consumption twice as high as today’s.

Four Testaments, edited by Brian Arthur Brown

Canadian pastor Brian Arthur Brown presents the sacred scriptures of four Eastern faith traditions alongside critical essays about the texts.

Jesus and the Latter-day Saints

A review of John Turner

According to some Mormon traditions, God and Jesus have made babies—God with the Heavenly Mother, and Jesus with one of his wives.

Why give alms?

A review of Peter Brown and David J. Downs

Belief in the incarnation places suffering bodies within the realm of Christian responsibility.

The power of small sins

A review of Cody J. Sanders and Angela Yarber

Far from being meaningless slights with minimal harm, microagressions intrude on the spiritual lives of those who are already marginalized and oppressed.