Recent Stories

New History Textbook Grapples with America’s Complex Religious History

The idea that America is a Christian nation is both true and false. It’s true that the history of America has been shaped by many Christians. At the same time, there are numerous examples of Americans acting against Christian principles, even as they used the language of religion as justification—chief among them chattel slavery. The history of America is a complicated mixture of ideals, failure, and the tension between these extremes. Wading into this complex history is Thomas Kidd, professor of history at Baylor University and…
Stay Up To Date
Receive TGC content by email:
Editor's Pick

Latest Podcasts


Book Reviews

Why Christians Need a Poetic Imagination

Poetry gives name to ineffable mysteries.

A Guide to Prevailing in the Battle of Prayer

Prayer is a constant struggle in the Christian life.

A Book That Witnessed to Nazi Germany (and Still Witnesses to Us)

‘Life Together’ reminds us of the sweetness of face-to-face fellowship in the church.

How to Know if You’re Saving Life or Prolonging Death

She writes to help us make wise decisions in some of the worst moments we’ll ever face.