Articles By This Author
Faith's Power and Variety
Radiant Truths: Essential Dispatches, Reports, Confessions, & Other Essays in American Belief edited by Jeff Sharlet.
Compassion in the Stacks
The San Francisco Public Library reaches out to homeless patrons through an innovative social work program.
Letting Go—And Its Complications
The Book of Forgiving: The Fourfold Path for Healing Ourselves and Our World. HarperOne.
'We Will Never Forget You'
Public memorials, both ad hoc and formal, speak to what divides us—and what brings us together.
The Danger of 'Orphan Theology'
Has the uptick in Christians eager to adopt overseas done more harm than good?
Church of the Open Doors
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.
Old School Harmonies, Hold the Irony
Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Southern Gospel Music. University of Illinois Press
Hiking Through Heartbreak
Author and advice columnist Cheryl Strayed on writing and walking her way out of grief.
Chronicling Belief's Strange Wonders
Sweet Heaven When I Die: Faith, Faithlessness, and the country in Between by Jeff Sharlet.
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