Slate Voice: “Against YA”Listen to Dan Kois read Ruth Graham’s essay on why adults should be embarrassed to read young adult lit.
Ten Years in Your Ears
Pastors Who PodcastWhatever your theology, your denomination, your interests, and your appetite for cursing, there’s a Christian podcast for you.
Against YARead whatever you want. But you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children.
Candace Cameron Bure Wants to Balance Your Full HouseCan the actress who played D.J. Tanner be the evangelical Anne-Marie Slaughter?
Re-evangelizing New EnglandHow church-planting and music festivals are bringing about a quiet revival.
Is It Too Late for Evangelical Christians to Honestly Discuss Same-Sex Marriage?A dispatch from this year’s Q Ideas conference, or the Christian TED Talks.
Is Anyone Religious Enough to Be President of the United States?Not according to the American people.
Unhappy FamiliesHausfrau makes the plight of the wife and mother in contemporary fiction seem sadder than ever.
How Sex Trafficking Became a Christian Cause CélèbreEvangelicals made it less feminist and more mainstream.
My Love Language Is Silent CondescensionCould I learn anything about my marriage from a cheesy, best-selling, vaguely evangelical self-help franchise?
Those Happy Golden YearsMore than 80 years later, Laura Ingalls Wilder’s true story is published.
The Evangelical Celebrity MachineJanet Mefferd accused pastor Mark Driscoll of plagiarism then deleted all her proof. Why’d she back down?
Her Year of Living BiblicallyAn evangelical blogger spent 12 months following the Bible. Then she wrote a book about it. Now some Christian bookstores won’t sell it.
What We Like Right Now Our favorite picks for the week of May 18, curated by Slate writers and editors.
Amtrak and the FCC What bad wireless spectrum policy has to do with the recent, deadly train derailment.