Politics+Society

Books

The science of injustice

A review of Adam Benforado

The Enlightenment view of autonomous human subjects is built into the law, so the criminal justice system floats on myths and superstitions.

Books

Hermeneutics in a fragile land

A review of Will Stalder

The history of Palestinian Christian interpretation of the Old Testament reminds us of the nuanced, fragile nature of life in that region.

Books

The complex, beautiful history of science

A review of Susan Wise Bauer

Microscopes reveal countless worlds inside the world, from cells to tiny structures within cells diligently performing mysterious tasks.