Reviews
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Is Sensual Orthodoxy a Contradiction in Terms?
Read this unconventional collection of sermons and judge for yourself.
Books at Warp Speed
We continue our annual roundup of noteworthy books
The Top Ten Books of 2003
"The Worst Book of the Year, more good reading, digital books, and a little Christmas music"
A Few Coming Attractions from 2004
"What to buy with those gift cards, and some of the books in my to-read stacks"
Dr. Z
PBS creates a Doctor Zhivago for our time—and entirely omits the (unorthodox) Christianity that informs the novel from start to finish
Books & Culture's Books of the Week: From Dust to Dust
Soil and the future of creation
Books & Culture's Books of the Week: Remember Afghanistan?
Two inside reports
"Books & Culture's Books of the Week: Faith, Hope, and Charity in North Carolina"
New novels by Michael Morris—whose first novel, A Place Called Wiregrass, was a word-of-mouth hit—and Jan Karon, who continues her beloved Mitford saga
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Cool Drink of Water
A poet's voice in the evangelical wilderness
"Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Poetry, Prayer, and Parable"
The playful provocations of Scott Cairns
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Back to the Future
A sprawling new novel by the author of Snowcrash and Cryptonomicon goes to the 17th century to investigate the birth of the modern world. (You won't be surprised to learn that the Puritans are among the Bad Guys.)
"Books & Culture Corner: I Shop, Therefore I Am"
"Critics of consumer culture are all wet, Virginia Postrel says. The riot of choices available to us resonates with our deepest aesthetic instincts"
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: The Troubled Conscience of a Founding Father
An Imperfect God examines George Washington and slavery
The Year of the Fish
The 2003 baseball season concludes with a bang—and 2004 is just around the corner
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: The Difference Between Conservatives and Prolifers
"William Saletan unspins, and respins, the abortion debate"
"Books & Culture Corner: The Ph.D. Octopus, 100 Years On"
How Christians can make a difference in the upside-down world of graduate school.
The Contemplative Christian
Eugene Peterson calls believers to a life lived with wholeness, honesty, without contrivance—against the grain of much that's currently driving the church in America
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Terrorists on Trial
How the nation responded to an earlier attack
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Recalling California
Want to understand what's going on in the Golden State? Toss your newsmagazines and pick up Joan Didion's new book

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