“The man who loves most will love best. The man who thoroughly loves God and his neighbour is the only man who will love a woman ideally — who can love her with the love God thought of between them when he made male and female....”
Plough’s editors share their best reads of recent weeks. This issue (Plough Quarterly No. 10, Fall 2016) features books by Peter Wohlleben on forestry, Grammy-winning rapper LeCrae on his conversion, and Michael T. McRay on mental health in prisons.
When US Army veteran A. V. Levine saw a recent photo of a five-year-old Syrian girl from Aleppo, her clothing torn by the effects of a barrel bomb, her stare blank with shock, it broke his heart. He wrote this poem in response.
And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul? Deuteronomy 10:12, NIV. Lord our God, our Father...
Try walking around with a child who’s going, Wow, wow! Look at that dirty dog! Look at that burned-down house! Look at that red sky. And the child...
An abortion survivor finds and forgives her mother, who never knew her daughter was alive. Read More
Through real-life stories, Escape Routes maps the way out of loneliness, frustration, alienation, and despair and toward a life of freedom and happiness. Read More
A rich, accessible introduction to the work of the great Scottish storyteller who inspired C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien. Read More
Tramps don’t have to do any work. They just tramp around and have a good time. But when Charlie the Beaver hears water trickling, can he resist the urge to make it stop? Read More
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