Issue 96 is Online!
Our new issue features poets and scholars on hymns, an exclusive on theater art, and a new poem from Scott Cairns!
Memory is passed from speaker to reader as it is through generations. Sugarman herself is only one generation removed from the Holocaust: her parents are survivors, and she was raised in a community that shared that trauma. In Sugarman’s words, we see her inherited violence doing just that: resisting and shaping a reality, demanding it be something more.
We put it to a group of writers, artists, filmmakers, and musicians: At a time in human history when religious faith is called not only out-of-date but malignant, why do you believe?
This collection of short essays demonstrates the push-pull relationship believing artists have with words: We are in pursuit of a God who is revealed through the poetry of the oldest Psalms, but whose true name is impossible to pronounce.