Whose Reality TV?
"Tune in this week to Frederick Wiseman's PBS documentary, Domestic Violence, to see some real survivors."
Books & Culture's Book of the Week: Urban Eden
"In City: Urbanism and Its End, a new history of New Haven, Connecticut, the city (in its late 19th-century form) is an ambiguous heaven-and the suburbs that relentlessly followed are hell. Which leaves us where, exactly?"
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