EssaysA Lovely Reassembling
Mary M. Brown
"Though I won't pretend to understand what it must be like to face the reality of a missing or a murdered child or family member," writes Mary M. Brown, "I know a little about what it's like to have someone suddenly vanish and to be haunted by her absence and by the questions that absence raises."
A New Practice: Sabbath Keeping
StudiesMaritain's Signposts toward an Artist's Vocation
J. Greg Phelan
While clergy, missionaries, and those in caregiving professions can freely talk about a calling from God, it often sounds presumptuous when an artist does the same. But faith is essential to the artistic vocation, explains J. Greg Phelan. Here, he demonstrates how Jacques Maritain left "signposts toward an artist's vocation" that have inspired many.
Journey to Vocation: The Way Up Is the Way Down
The Mars Hill InterviewVocation and the View from the Back of the Tapestry:
A Conversation with Leif Enger
with Dennis Vogt and Marit Kreuger
Leif Enger, author of the best-selling novel Peace Like a River, talks about his journey from journalist to novelist and his relief at no longer feeling like an imposter in his profession. Enger speaks about the writer's craft and of what makes for good fiction.
Reminders of GodThe Writing Life
FictionViews and Reviews
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