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Why Setting Goals Can Do More Harm Than Good by Ray Williams. We have all heard this advice: Set goals if you want to accomplish anything substantial. That advice comes from personal coaches, self-help gurus, management consultants, managers and executives […]


Hipster Christianity, Revisited by Brett McCracken. Four years ago I published my first book, Hipster Christianity (Baker Books), which sought to explore the complexities and questions surrounding what happens “when church and cool collide.” I wanted the book to provoke […]


Salon provides an excerpt from Damned Nation: Hell in America from the Revolution to Reconstruction by Kathryn Gin Lum. .