Why is it so hard to acknowledge when our opponents get something right? Or to admit when we are wrong? Why do so few people see that BOTH this issue AND that issue can be right or wrong? Collin, Justin, and I discuss our deepest divisions.
Books and Reading
Alan Jacobs’s new book helped me spot three contemporary temptations—one faced by the left, one by the right, and one by us all.
This is simply a list of the books (Christian and non-Christian, but all non-fiction) that I thought were the best in the past year.
The Gospel Coalition is happy to announce the winners of our 2020 annual book awards.
Here’s my latest edition of New and Notable Books. As a reminder, these suggestions focus on recent books in history, especially American history and religious history. These books certainly may interest fellow historians, but I also try to suggest ones that are accessible and (somewhat) affordable to students and general readers. Elizabeth L. Jemison, Christian Citizens: Reading the Bible in Black and White in the Postemancipation South (UNC Press). “Bringing together the histories of religion, race, and the South, Elizabeth L. Jemison shows how southerners, black and white, drew on biblical narratives as the basis for very different political imaginaries during...