Brittany Shoot

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Faith's Power and Variety

by Brittany Shoot 06-08-2015

Radiant Truths: Essential Dispatches, Reports, Confessions, & Other Essays in American Belief edited by Jeff Sharlet. 

Compassion in the Stacks

by Brittany Shoot 11-05-2014

The San Francisco Public Library reaches out to homeless patrons through an innovative social work program. 

Letting Go—And Its Complications

by Brittany Shoot 06-03-2014

The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperOne.

'We Will Never Forget You'

by Brittany Shoot 04-03-2014

Public memorials, both ad hoc and formal, speak to what divides us—and what brings us together.

The Danger of 'Orphan Theology'

by Brittany Shoot, by Kathryn Joyce 08-02-2013

Has the uptick in Christians eager to adopt overseas done more harm than good?

Church of the Open Doors

by Brittany Shoot 07-01-2013

Beyond the Possible: 50 Years of Creating Radical Change at a Community Called Glide. HarperOne

Creating Equal

by Brittany Shoot 06-05-2013

As the Lean In debate shows, striving for gender equality is still personal and political—and vital.

Old School Harmonies, Hold the Irony

by Brittany Shoot 05-11-2013

Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Southern Gospel Music. University of Illinois Press

Hiking Through Heartbreak

by Brittany Shoot 07-01-2012

Author and advice columnist Cheryl Strayed on writing and walking her way out of grief.

Chronicling Belief's Strange Wonders

by Brittany Shoot 06-01-2012

Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the country in Between by Jeff Sharlet.