The Common Good

Articles By Brittany Shoot

The San Francisco Public Library reaches out to homeless patrons through an innovative social work program. 
The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperOne.
Public memorials, both ad hoc and formal, speak to what divides us—and what brings us together.
Has the uptick in Christians eager to adopt overseas done more harm than good?
Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community Called Glide. HarperOne
As the Lean In debate shows, striving for gender equality is still personal and political—and vital.
Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Southern Gospel Music. University of Illinois Press
Author and advice columnist Cheryl Strayed on writing and walking her way out of grief.
Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the country in Between by Jeff Sharlet.
No Sympathy for the Devil: Christian Pop Music and the Transformation of American Evangelicalism, by David W. Stowe.
Contrition seems more popular than ever.
How do we find ourselves and God in the midst of media overload?
A review of Why Love Will Always Be A Poor Investment: Marriage and Consumer Culture, by Kurt Armsrong; foreward by Aiden Enns. Wipf & Stock.
Digital Jesus: The Making of a New Christian Fundamentalist Community on the Internet, by Robert Glenn Howard. New York University Press.