How a revival of “spiritual friendship” can help spouses as well as singles.
Whether LGBTQ or GOP, labels should be probed for what they are trying to name.
A fearsome little horror film that is all monster, no message
Talk of health and wealth cannot substitute for sublimity and attraction in human motivations.
America’s preeminent Christian novelist explores baptism, works, and redemption.
How U.S. medicine is changing the way the world loses its mind.
Religion, sexuality, and ambition make a volatile mix at a black Christian boys’ prep school.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art puts the fun back in funerals.
An Iranian-Californian vampire flick lives up to the hype.
Progressive social scientists want to help poor people but won’t learn from them.
A woman has one weekend to beg for her job in the Dardenne brothers’ harrowing new film.
Something under the bed is sobbing.
Joshua Harmon’s ferocious comedy, in which a family heirloom stands in for the future of the Jewish people.
This overstuffed production shows a suicidal longshoreman fighting his family—and the long defeat of his hopes.
The new novel from the man behind the Mountain Goats suggests that the mind is a dangerous playground.
Two competing narratives of addiction and recovery are both gaining prominence in American pop culture. Can they coexist?
In a world of disconnection and drifting, strengthening the family is a question of trust and love.
Under the cutesy exterior is a subtle film about how we understand our suffering, and what might save us from despair.
Americans in Paris find fear and suspicion instead of marital bliss.
“As Above, So Below” is a sin-focused horror film rather confused about sin.