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Today's migrant crisis is often talked about as an anomaly. But high levels of displacement and mobility have long been routine and widespread in postwar Europe.
Paul and Augustine are blamed for any number of historical outrages. But on questions like slavery and empire, they were more progressive than many credit.
Jeanette Winterson's The Gap of Time is full of metaphorical riches.
The former Archbishop of Canterbury reflects on the politics of Pope Francis.
Violence in human beings has something to do with our sense of meaning, our sense that something is at stake in our identity or integrity.
The debate over freedom is a complex, extended one.
Young Eliot, the first volume of Robert Crawford's new T S Eliot biography, shows how a bruising home life led to poetic breakthrough.
Robinson’s trilogy set in small-town Christian America is more than great fiction – it is a political and ethical project.