Once Upon a River (Diane Setterfield, 2018)

Art / Books / Discernment

Seeing into other worlds -- in a novel Friends recommended Once Upon a River to us over dinner, saying it was one of their…

The Pioneers (David McCullough, 2019)

Books / Discernment

A problem in story telling David McCullough knows how to tell a good story, and as a historian has published a series of well…

Science & The Good (James Hunter & Paul Nedelisky, 2018)

Books / Pluralistic World

A scientific morality To be plausible a worldview needs to be able to account for morality. It’s not a surprise then, that in the…

Stony the Road (Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 2019)

Books

The fight against emancipation On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation, forever abolishing slavery in the United States. It would…

Excerpt: Impossible People (2016) Os Guinness

Books

The significance of choice (an excerpt from Impossible People by Os Guinness) Choice—unbounded autonomous, subjective sovereign individual choice—is the playboy king of consumerland, and…

Margie’s 2019 Christmas Gift List

Books / Poetry / Spirituality

If you are looking for a special book for that special person who has everything? Why not check out this list of some favorite…

A History of the World in 6 Glasses (Tom Standage; 2005)

Books / Ordinary Life

Drinking over time This book is good summer reading—a story full of odd facts, fascinating historical connections and humorous anecdotes that I didn’t really…

Race, Economics and Apologetics: Is There a Connection? (Luke Bobo; 2019)

Books / Community / Pluralistic World / Scripture

Embodying the gospel Margie and I heard Luke Bobo—no stranger to the pages of Critique—speak on this topic and hoped to publish his talk.…