Books

A Time for War and a Time for Peace
Evangelical attitudes on foreign policy are more complicated than the warmonger stereotype suggests.
Can We Handle the Truth About Racism and the Church?
Before racial reconciliation can happen, says Jemar Tisby, American believers need to reckon honestly with the sins of the past.
Your Plan B Is Still God’s Plan A
What a failed church plant taught me about divine purpose and provision.
What Humans Have That Machines Don’t
How a theology of personhood cuts against the mechanical metaphors we use to describe ourselves.
When Great Writers Wrestle with Faith
Why have so many modern novelists and poets chased after (and fled from) God?
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2018
Why being ‘spiritual’ is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
Our 15 Most-Read Book Reviews of 2018
Mr. Rogers’s dangerous side, what we lose when hymnbooks disappear, and quitting the tug-of-war over Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s legacy.
How to Defend the Gospels with Confidence
Questions about their reliability deserve better than sheepish mumbling.
Ten Theses on Creation and Evolution That (Most) Evangelicals Can Support
We won’t achieve perfect unanimity on every contested topic.
Unraveling the Chicken-and-Egg Puzzle Behind the ‘God Gap’ in Voting
Do people choose their politics on the basis of their religion, or is it the other way around?
This Novelist Won Me Over with His Sincere Love of JesusSubscriber Access Only
I read Charles Martin’s Bible retellings with a critical eye. But the more I read, the more I found myself overcome with their spiritual power.
Women in Missions Leadership Walk a TightropeSubscriber Access Only
Researcher Mary Lederleitner explores the confusions and frustrations they face.
I Don’t Know Why the Atonement ‘Works,’ But I Know It Does
Christ taking our place on the cross doesn’t always make sense. It doesn't have to.
New & Noteworthy FictionSubscriber Access Only
Chosen by Katie Ganshert, author of 'No One Ever Asked' (WaterBrook).
5 Books That Give Me Contentment in the Midst of Chronic Pain
Chosen by Liz Carter, author of 'Catching Contentment: How to Be Holy Satisfied' (IVP).
Our Jan/Feb Issue: What Are Book Awards Good For?Subscriber Access Only
Guiding the invisible hand of publishing economics.
Mankind Was Scrooge’s Business (and George Bailey’s, Too)
Two of our favorite Christmas stories teach us that no one can be redeemed in isolation.
The Best Books Are Companions, Teachers, and Hope-Givers
A conversation on reading with an avid reader, “Book Girl” Sarah Clarkson.
David Dockery's Look at the Notable Books of 2018
A brief survey of some of this year's most significant Christian books.
Karen Swallow Prior: Good Books Make Better PeopleSubscriber Access Only
Why history's wisest figures have seen a connection between reading well and living well.
Did George Whitefield Serve Two Masters?
Did George Whitefield Serve Two Masters?
A new biography helps us come to terms with the unsavory side of the great revivalist’s mission to America.
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