Kimberly Burge is author of The Born Frees: Writing with the Girls of Gugulethu, about girls growing up in post-apartheid South Africa.

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What Words Cannot Capture

by Kimberly Burge 01-01-2002
Artists speak the language of the heart.

The God Whisperer

by Kimberly Burge, by Aimee Moiso 11-01-2001
It's about truth. And listening. An interview with musician David Wilcox.

Worth Reading

by Kimberly Burge 07-01-2001

Author of such novels as Atticus and Mariette in Ecstasy, Ron Hansen believes in the power of stories and in the role that they can play in an examination of a faith-filled life.

Dylan is How Old?

by Kimberly Burge 05-01-2001

Tribute albums are tricky beasts. Any artist who warrants such acclaim will no doubt have a strong following with deeply held opinions about the merit of someone else singing those songs.

Beauty out of Ugly Things

by Kimberly Burge 03-01-2001

There are two unrelated things that people learn quickly about me. The first is that you probably shouldn't talk to me early in the morning. And the second is that I love U2.

Our Man Johnny

by Kimberly Burge, by Kvn burge 01-01-2001

Faith in the Lord. True love. Murderous violence. The Bible draws on these three themes. So does good country music. Think David, Bathsheba, and Uriah on compact disc.

Mighty Rushes of Truth

by Kimberly Burge 11-01-2000
Subtle details and weighty matters abound in Dar Williams' songs.

Crooked Little Faith

by Kimberly Burge 05-01-1999

Writer Anne Lamott staggers toward Jesus.

Embracing the Shadows

by Kimberly Burge 09-01-1997

Van Morrison and Bruce Cockburn explore the dark on new releases.

Can Justice Heal?

by Kimberly Burge 09-01-1997
A tough and compassionate approach holds offenders accountable while seeking reconciliation.

Getting Beyond "Miseducation"

by Kimberly Burge 05-01-1997
The struggle for quality schools.

Revisioning Mary Magdalene

by Kimberly Burge 03-01-1997
An opportunity for more inclusive expressions in the church.

Grappling with the Tough Questions

by Kimberly Burge 01-01-1997
The hunger for dialogue in the Catholic Church.