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The Radical Christian Faith of Frederick DouglassSubscriber Access Only
The great abolitionist spoke words of rebuke—and hope—to a slaveholding society.
Kate Bowler: I Reject the Prosperity Gospel but I Still Crave What It PromisesSubscriber Access Only
How terminal cancer gave a young historian greater sympathy with those seeking after “health and wealth.”
A Wall of Security or a Table of Fellowship?Subscriber Access Only
Matthew Kaemingk makes a political and theological case for welcoming Muslim immigrants.
A Member of the ‘Little Rock Nine’ Counts Her Blessings, One by OneSubscriber Access Only
Melba Beals describes how faith helped her flourish amid many trials.
Evangelicalism Is Far Deeper, Wider, and Greater Than the Foibles of the MomentSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Still Evangelical?'
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
Christmas and Cricket: Rediscovering Two Lost C. S. Lewis Articles After 70 Years
“A Christmas Sermon for Pagans” is quintessential Lewis at the height of his renown. “Cricketer’s Progress” is more of a mystery.
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Christianity Today’s 2018 Book of the Year
The release that best embodies our pursuit of Beautiful Orthodoxy.
Lost Keys and Lost Illusions
An excerpt from 'Liturgy of the Ordinary,' CT's 2018 Beautiful Orthodoxy Book of the Year.
Beautiful Word: The Story of the ESV Illuminated Bible
Renowned designer Dana Tanamachi brings modern illustrations to the ancient text.
Died: Harry Blamires, the C. S. Lewis Protégé Who Rediscovered ‘The Christian Mind’
Influential theologian and author lived to be 101, and to see his popular book remain in print.
Lovers, Fighters, and the World They Made
Alec Ryrie explores the emotional bonds that have held the Protestant family together for 500 years.
Which Came First, Christmas or Consumerism?
Judith Flanders teases out the surprising mix of religious and secular elements in many beloved holiday customs.
Digging Down Deep into Protestant-Catholic Differences
Two books—one Catholic, one Protestant—show how the conversation should be engaged.
Don’t Blame Martin Luther for the Evils of the Modern World
Brad Gregory follows the bouncing balls of post-Reformation history—but loses sight of who set them in motion.
Handel’s Messiah: A Brilliant Blend of Transcendence and TransgressionSubscriber Access Only
How the composer (and his lesser-known collaborator) wedded Scripture and music in daring new ways.
The Christian Leader’s Guide to EconomicsSubscriber Access Only
The so-called “dismal science” is a powerful tool for wealth creation, but also for healing broken communities.
Buildings That Bear Witness to GodSubscriber Access Only
How theology sheds new light on the purposes of architecture.
5 Books That Reveal the Bible’s Influence in American HistorySubscriber Access Only
Selected by Paul Gutjahr, Ruth Halls Professor of English at Indiana University and editor of 'The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in America.'
Make American Politics Hopeful Again
Make American Politics Hopeful Again
How the call to “carry one another’s burdens” breaks down partisan stalemates.
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