Arts, Books, and Media

Book excerpts, book reviews, poetry, photography, fiction, images of visual artwork, reflections on art or on the life of the artist, and other creative endeavors by or of interest to women in the academy and professions.

Dorothy Littell Greco

Dorothy Greco considers the ways our families of origin impact our marriages in an excerpt from her recent book.

Carmen Imes

Carmen Imes reflects on a year of taking Sheryl Sandberg’s advice.

Adele Ahlberg Calhoun

Adele Ahlberg Calhoun instructs us in the practice of prayerful coloring and offers two pages from her new coloring book.

Ellane Park

Ellane Park highlights the ways Hope Jahren's memoir inspires and challenges her own life in the sciences.

Tricia Robinson

Artist Tricia Robinson leads us more deeply into Advent through her depiction of these four women from Jesus's line of heritage.

Tish Harrison Warren

Tish Harrison Warren offers us a framework for the theology of embodiment in this excerpt from her recent book, Liturgy of the Ordinary

Dorothy Littell Greco

Writer Dorothy Greco reviews "Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus through the Storms, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas" — a new book that is part spiritual memoir and part exploration of the question, "What does it mean to follow Jesus?"

Anna Moseley Gissing

Anna Moseley Gissing reviews The Road Back to You, a new book from InterVarsity Press on the Enneagram.

Gillian Marchenko

In this excerpt from her latest book, Gillian Marchenko shares about the integral nature of her community in her healing from depression.

Ashley Hales

Ashley Hales invites us to consider reading as an act of social change in her review of Chris Smith's Reading for the Common Good.