nathan f. elmore
Faith, culture, things in between.
Along the Wahiba Sands, in Oman, in 2012.
My grandfather from Tennessee prefers this pronunciation: jap-a-leno.
Material and transcendent beauty: the moment soccer persuaded me.
A Uighur Muslim in China shows how peacemaking is equal parts thrilling adventure and costly venture.
Hobby Lobby fun via The New Yorker. For those who like their crafts and their religion legally intertwined.
In Israel and the Palestinian Territories, "at-risk youth" takes on a frightening meaning. A meditation.
Christian Wiman, on writing and the writer's ambition.