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Interview — Douglas Kaine McKelvey, Creator Of Every Moment Holy 

By Tyler Hummel | October 25, 2023

The popular liturgical devotional has sold 350,000 copies in six years.

Book Banning in my Old Backyard

By Courtney Floyd | October 6, 2023
"Let Freedom Read"

Our Books Department editor explores what it’s like to be a librarian celebrating intellectual freedom while her hometown bans books.

Adapting Narnia On Stage: The Logos Theater Reflects On Staging ‘The Horse And His Boy’

By Tyler Hummel | August 9, 2023
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The Logos Theater’s artistic director Nicole Stratton and puppetmaster Justin Swain spoke with Geeks Under Grace and reflected on their time with The Horse and His Boy.

Comics & Graphic Novels

Review — Star Trek: Lower Decks — Crew Handbook

By Courtney Floyd | December 19, 2023
Lower Decks USS Cerritos Handbook, four faces are on the side of the font, a young Black woman, a young green woman, a young white man, and a young Black man with a visor over one eye

Star Trek: Lower Decks — Crew Handbook ties fans directly to the show by giving them an inside look at how the U.S.S. Cerritos is run…sort of.

Book Banning in my Old Backyard

By Courtney Floyd | October 6, 2023
"Let Freedom Read"

Our Books Department editor explores what it’s like to be a librarian celebrating intellectual freedom while her hometown bans books.

Review – God Country

By Nathan Kiehn | August 29, 2023

This Image Comic series tells a moving tale which combines the struggle of caring for an aging parent with mythical mayhem.

Manga

Ray, Emma, and Norman

Review – The Promised Neverland (First Arc)

By Courtney Floyd | September 4, 2020

The Promised Neverland has its issues, especially in the area of character tropes and development, but there is no doubt its plot is a true gem.

When The Chips Are Down: What Black Jack Teaches Us About the Sanctity of Life

By Kate Gilleo | April 18, 2018

“The first rule of Blackjack is, the house always wins.” I learned how to play blackjack at don99 during summer camp in junior high, when a tropical storm kept us all hostage in our cabins. “The dealer passes out two cards, face up, to each participant, and keeps one face down and one face up…

How Weekly Shōnen Jump is Evolving

By Cooper D Barham | January 1, 2018

Note: Please be aware that this article contains some spoilers for currently-running manga, though I will refrain from mentioning anything critical to their respective narratives. Weekly Shōnen Jump (henceforth referenced simply as Jump) is the most commercially established manga magazine in the world, and at nearly 50 years of publication also boasts one of the…

Novels

Lower Decks USS Cerritos Handbook, four faces are on the side of the font, a young Black woman, a young green woman, a young white man, and a young Black man with a visor over one eye

Review — Star Trek: Lower Decks — Crew Handbook

By Courtney Floyd | December 19, 2023

Star Trek: Lower Decks — Crew Handbook ties fans directly to the show by giving them an inside look at how the U.S.S. Cerritos is run…sort of.

Green background, woman running toward castle

Review – Elantris

By David Koury | November 8, 2023

Elantris is Brandon Sanderson’s debut novel, and one of the Cosmere’s earliest stories. Our review examines whether it’s worth reading.

Review — Verity

By Serena Bond | September 12, 2023

Colleen Hoover has gained popularity thanks to TikTok. Her suspense novel Verity is applauded as one of her best works. But, is it really?

Non-Fiction

Row of red books on a cart

Review — How To Use The Book Of Common Prayer

By Tyler Hummel | April 16, 2024

Samuel Bray and Drew Keane’s new book teaches how to pray the Anglican Liturgy.

Review — Thomas Jefferson: A Biography of Spirit and Flesh

By Tyler Hummel | February 19, 2024

Historian Thomas S. Kidd describes the flawed inner life of America’s third president.

Interview — Douglas Kaine McKelvey, Creator Of Every Moment Holy 

By Tyler Hummel | October 25, 2023

The popular liturgical devotional has sold 350,000 copies in six years.

Classics

Classic Review — The Horse and His Boy (1954)

By Tyler Hummel | August 1, 2023

The fifth published Narnia book explores some of the darkest themes in the saga.

Classic Review: The Man Born To Be King (1942)

By Tyler Hummel | April 7, 2023

The Man Who Would Be King is an accessible work that puts the complex life and theology of Christ into the words of normal people.

Classic Review — The Consolation of Philosophy (523AD)

By Tyler Hummel | February 14, 2023

The 6th century Roman philosopher explores how philosophy can lead us towards Christ.