Headaches and Housekeeping, Somebody Likes Prince Caspian?

When I say that Prince Caspian is the best of the Chronicles of Narnia, I say it in the same way that I say I’d rather eat a chopped salad than anything else, or that my favorite pastime is going...

/ April 21, 2022

The Place for Meeting Aslan is the Stone Table

We are finally publishing the winners of our much delayed essay contest challenging readers to make their case for which book is the best in C. S. Lewis’s beloved series, The Chronicles of Narnia. Our series kicks off today with...

/ April 20, 2022
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Friendship Through a Pandemic: Seeing More Clearly With Stanley Hauerwas

Ephraim Radner and others have recently reflected that the church’s theologians have said shockingly little about the pandemic that’s really been helpful, that’s helped Christians think clearly about this global crisis. To get our heads straight, minds clear, and hearts...

Good Friday

Every year on Good Friday as a rule we go dark with regards to publishing new essays or reviews. Instead, we share a few songs to help people mark Good Friday. I pray that today will be a somber one...

/ April 15, 2022

A Surprisingly Therapeutic Reading of Cormac McCarthy

A global pandemic claiming millions of lives. An invasion of the largest European nation besides the one invading it resulting in the deaths of hundreds and hundreds of civilians including children. The countless “micro” and mundane atrocities we ourselves experience...

/ April 14, 2022

“Unpaid Gestation” and the Abolition of the Family

Every day, 385,000 newborn babies enter the world. A fledgling group of theorists and writers is interested in reimagining how we think about these births and the children they produce. Using the provocative tagline “Abolish the Family,” this group of...

/ April 13, 2022

How “Isolation” Helps Us Understand Sin

Loneliness and even estrangement we are familiar with, but isolation? Is this too strong a term to describe the ways in which sin afflicts our common life? The skepticism of this nomenclature, I think, is twofold. First, it may come...

/ April 12, 2022

Death and New Life on Holy Saturday

In the center of the photograph, an injured young woman lies on a stretcher. Her face is dusted in ash. Her left hand cradles her pregnant stomach. Men armed with rifles and wearing bulletproof vests carry her through the smoldering...

/ April 11, 2022

A Theology of Infertility

After years of secondary infertility, my wife and I discovered she was pregnant on Father’s Day of 2016. It was a stunning moment for us, a seemingly miraculous answer to prayers that we had mostly given up on. But three...

/ April 8, 2022