Unseen: A Video Interview with Dr. Jack Graham

In so many ways, the supernatural has either been relegated to the world of fantasy or ignored entirely. Zombies and vampires may rule in Hollywood, but Dr. Jack Graham argues that the unseen—angels, demons, heaven, and hell—pervades our lives in real ways, though we may be unaware. Dr. Graham—pastor of Prestonwood Baptist Church and founder [Read More…]

Living Conversion: A Q&A with Judith Valente

When religion journalist Judith Valente traveled from her home in Chicago to the sleepy town of Atchison, Kansas to lead a retreat for busy professionals at a 150-year Benedictine monastery, she never expected to be the one schooled in the power of silence. But sitting in the choir chapel the morning before her first presentation, she [Read More…]

The Geography of Memory: A Q&A with Jeanne Murray Walker

This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring the new book by award-winning poet Jeanne Murray Walker, The Geography of Memory: A Pilgrimage Through Alzheimer’s (Center Street/Hachette Book Group). Described as “one of the most elegant, tender, and intelligent memoirs of Alzheimer’s I have read,” by New York Times best-selling author Bret Lott, the book offers [Read More…]

Rock-Bottom Blessings: A Review

By Tim Muldoon Have you ever experienced Facebook jealousy, the kind that emerges when you see the photos or comments that your friends post? Perfect vacations, sweetly smiling children, anniversaries or other major life events? Recently my wife shared with me one of the quotes that caught her attention when reacting to this phenomenon: it’s [Read More…]

Talking ‘Bout Sex … and Faith: A Q&A with Kate Ott

Kate Ott, a professor of Christian Social Ethics at Drew University, Theological School, knows that talking with your child about sex can be scary. Her new book, Sex + Faith, comes along to help. It aims to help parents incorporate their faith values with sexual information so they can answer questions, discuss sexuality at each stage of childhood, [Read More…]

On a Mature Christian Life: A Q&A with Matt Chandler

This month at the Patheos Book Club, we’re featuring the new book by popular author and pastor Matt Chandler To Live Is Christ, To Die Is Gain. Chandler explores the pages of the apostle Paul’s radical letter to the Philippians as a road map of sorts for achieving authentic Christian maturity. Here, Chandler answers some questions [Read More…]

A Land Without Sin: A Q&A with Author Paula Huston

Popular Catholic author and professor Paula Huston’s new novel comes out this month, A Land Without Sin. Set in the jungles of southern Mexico in the early 90s, the book is described as a modern-day journey into the heart of darkness, in which a sister goes searching for her lost brother, who happens to be [Read More…]