The Unintended Reformation

The Protestant Reformation's lasting impact is the subject of Brad S. Gregory's edifying work of history. As the framework of Christianity that had united much of Europe began to fragment in the 16th century, a secularized society emerged that proved the progenitor of our own.

July 24: On this day in 1725 John Newton, the slave trader-preacher who wrote the hymn "Amazing Grace," was born.

Crime fiction legends Dennis Lehane and Michael Connelly discuss the new book that unites their beloved sleuths Patrick Kenzie and Harry Bosch.