The Author

Micah Mattix is an assistant professor of literature at Houston Baptist University.

Reading for Worldviews: The Alchemist

Editors' Note: “When you sell a man a book you don't sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue,” novelist Christopher Morley

Original Sin and Parks and Recreation

In a recent episode of Parks and Recreation, Tom Haverford (Aziz Ansari) offers to manage Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) meeting with local businessmen to