Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was a pediatrician in Flint, Mich., when the parents of her patients began mentioning that the water coming from their taps smelled foul and was brown.
For Book Clubs
Rumaan Alam’s novel paints a portrait of a woman’s journey into the uncharted waters of motherhood and the nature of family across races.
Parker Palmer’s new book is not intended to be a guide to or a handbook on aging. Rather, it is a prismatic reflection on his own life experience, so much of which is universal and can encourage others on the journey.
Inspired is an invitation to pick up the Bible again and hear God tenderly say, “Let me tell you a story.”
Giller Prize-winner Michael Ondaatje delivers a well-crafted tale of intrigue.
This intense young adult novel dealing with child abuse and the prison system powerfully calls for a more redemptive way forward for all people.
The hope-filled memoir of the “napalm girl” attests to the mysterious power of God to turn evil to good.
Diana Butler Bass takes a deeper look at gratitude.
A “recovering missionary’s daughter” reflects on the complexities of the mission field.
When theologian Kate Bowler was diagnosed with cancer, she began to consider in a new, more personal way why bad stuff happens to us.
This gripping memoir is an ode to the power of education.
Historian Nancy Koehn looks for the lessons we can learn from the lives and work of five historical leaders.
A powerful true story of forgiveness and reconciliation springing from God’s grace.
An epic novel captures the majesty of Alaska and the terrible effects of PTSD.
Author Kristin Schell put a bright turquoise picnic table in her front yard and learned about a different kind of hospitality.
Kelley Nikondeha experienced the “sacrament of belonging” early in her life when she was adopted by her parents.
Reflecting on one’s vocation, American writer and theologian Frederick Buechner said, “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”
Humans are created with a deep desire to belong.
In Nigerian culture, where polygamy is accepted and bearing children is of utmost importance,
Welcome to Beartown. It’s a friendly town where people with deep roots welcome those who have come from somewhere else, the kind of place where some who have left choose to return.
When a major event effectively puts an end to electricity in the world, society begins to collapse.
Exit West is a love story set in a not-too-distant future that is recognizable as a projection of our present unsettling times.
Four years have passed since a young couple, Hector and Lilia, illegally crossed from Mexico into the United States.
Living in the shadow of her older sister,