Podcasts, radio interviews, and more … updated all the time.

Media appearances:

Books & Culture Podcasts

Secrets of Book Reviewing 3

Secrets of Book Reviewing 2

Coming Attractions for 2015, Part 1

The Novel as Protestant Art

Secrets of Book Reviewing, Episode 1

God’s Story in 66 Verses

Roz Chast’s World

The Burning Room

Maigret, Newly Translated

The Tallgrass Prairie Reader

the other journal

Get Prufrock

The Lewis Man

Immigration Information

Rooted Hope for the Church (Englewood Review of Books)

Coming Attractions for 2014, Part 6

Library Discards

Close Call

The Girl Next Door

Paw and Order

Celebrating Muriel Spark

Reading a Different Story


Englewood Review of Books (2014)

Coming Attractions for 2014, Part 3 (Station 11)

Love & Treasure

I Beg to Differ

Saturday Is for Funerals

Coming Attractions for 2014, Part 2

The Longest Battle of the Great War

Seven Grams of Lead

What Makes This Book So Great

The Boy Detective

“How Do You Decide What Books to Review?”

Bleeding Edge

C.S. Lewis and the Arts

Coming Attractions for 2014, Part 1

Hailstone Mountain

The Breakfast of Champions

Christ Across the Disciplines

Coming Attractions for 2013, Part 4

Coming Attractions for 2013, Part 3

Busy Day Busy People (Sept. / Oct. preview)

A New Look for Image

Christian Scholar’s Review 2013

In the Kettle, the Shriek

A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy: 60 Predictions Everyone Should Know

Three Children’s Books

A Giant Lit Section–and More

The Incomparable Frederica Mathewes-Green

The Best of the Best American Poetry

A Man without Breath

Coming Attractions for 2013, Part 1

Comment Magazine

Love Is Stronger Than Debt (May-June 2013 preview)

The Skeptical Believer

Recovering Classic Evangelicalism

The World Is Not Ours to Save

The Whiteness of the Whale

Standing in Another Man’s Grave

Death of Yesterday


Touring the Cosmos

Within This Tree of Bones

The Ralph D. Winter Story

Las Sombras / The Shadows

The Routledge Companion to Theism

Orion Magazine

The Sound Studies Reader

The Geneva Trap

Best American Essays 2012

My Bookstore

Reviewing Science in Focus

The Mystery of God

In Praise of Miscellany

Science Fiction: A Very Short Introduction

A Voice from the Chorus

Dorchester Terrace

Nineteenth-Century Prose

Fare Forward

Historically Speaking

Nothing to Hide

The God Problem / Pictures of Hope / Deep Time

The Christian Scholar’s Review

The Paris Review

Poetry at 100

Mission to Paris

Jesus Hates Dead Religion

Honoring God in Red or Blue

Privacy / Jesus / The Book of Job

Geology & Noah’s Flood / Sin / Women Reading

Prague Fatale

It’s Milking Time

The Best of “The Reformed Journal”

The Expats

No Mark Upon Her

The B&C Menu

Science in Focus


Books & Culture’s 100th Issue

The Columbia Guide to Religion in American History

Still: Notes on a Mid-Faith Crisis

Printers Row

Tinker, Tailor, Trilogy


Unpacking My Library

Ups and Downs of Higher Ed

The Impossible Dead

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

The Dragon’s Tooth

Iphigenia in Forest Hills

The Wage Slave’s Glossary

Socrates in the City

25 Books Every Christian Should Read

Protestantism: A Very Short Introduction

The Ipcress File

The Dog Who Knew Too Much

Rip Tide

The Informationist

Pattern of Wounds

The Final Hour

Cracks in the Invisible

The Christian Century

Digital Disciple

A Critique of All Religions

More God, Less Crime

Historically Speaking

On Being

Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids

Happy Birthday, CSR

Marking Twain

How Literature Works

Cloud of Ink

The Wall Street Journal’s Review Section

Somewhere More Holy

Twice a Spy

Everything You Know about Evangelicals Is Wrong

The Handel Revolution

The Englewood Review of Books

The Four Holy Gospels


The Christian Faith

Thinking in Tongues

A Place for Truth

The Flower Seeker

Emigrant Nation

The C.S. Lewis Bible

The Identity Man

The Truth of the Matter

Our Kind of Traitor

All That Jesus Asks

Heavenly Merchandize

The Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion

Zero History

A History of the Book in America

Lovely, Raspberry

A Tactical Ethic

Once a Spy

Scandal? What Scandal?

Dead Line



The Art of Dying

Julian of Norwich

Is the Missionary Impulse Dying?

One Square Inch of Silence

God Is Not One

The Church on a Justice Mission

The Weapon

The Woman Who Shot Mussolini


First Things, Redesigned

The Garbage Barge

Why Translation Matters

Harvesting Fog / The Irrationalist


What Comes After Postmodernity?

How Not to Change the World

The Color of Paradise

Christianity and the Arts

Dick Cheney as Darth Vader


On the Radio

Airing on Moody Radio’s “Kurt & Kate Mornings” program every Thursday morning.

“Two Words”

“Modest Is Hottest”

Depression and God’s Grace: You Are Not Alone

The Joy-Driven Life

Thinking about Those Angry Yard Signs

The Protestant Reformation (Parts 1-3)

A Commitment to Hope

Murphy’s Law

Unleashing the Kingdom: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Movements

The Temptation of Infidelity

The Ten Best Books I’ve Ever Read (Part 5)

The Ten Best Books I’ve Ever Read (Part 4)

The Ten Best Books I’ve Ever Read (Part 3)

The Ten Best Books I’ve Ever Read (Part 2)

The Ten Best Books I’ve Ever Read (Part 1)

Good News about Prayer

God’s Bucket List for You

Telling the Truth in a Post-Truth Culture

Practicing What We Pray

Satan’s a Goner

A Modest Proposal: Let’s Stick to the Facts, Shall We?

Resolve to Pray for Life in 2018

Aliens and Citizens

The Truest Story Ever Told

Fight Inequality, Promote Matrimony

How to Choose Gratitude

Anger Mismanagement

A Tale of Two Playboys

The Invisible Christians of North Korea

The Dawkins Delusion

The African Famine

The Good News about Sharing the Good News

Marriage according to Genesis

Reflections on 30 Years of (Mostly) Marital Bliss (Part 4)

Reflections on 30 Years of (Mostly) Marital Bliss (Part 3)

Reflections on 30 Years of (Mostly) Marital Bliss (Part 2)

Reflections on 30 Years of (Mostly) Marital Bliss (Part 1)

The National Day of Prayer

All Monotheisms Are Not Alike

The Seven Signs of Jesus

Doing Theology at the Chicago Auto Show

How to Welcome New Neighbors and Invite Them to Church at the Same Time

Other Podcasts

Lee Strobel’s Unexpected Evangelism

The Coming Evangelical Collapse

Tony Dungy on Character

Death and Doctors

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