Couple's story captures courage of a French village in World War II

One wintry evening in 1940 the doorbell rang at the home of Magda and Pastor Andre Trocme in the not-yet-famous town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France. Opening the door, Magda saw a German Jewish woman shivering in the cold.

Book shines light on heroism of little-known Catholic couple during Holocaust

Two Among the Righteous Few is more than a dramatic tale of heroism in the Holocaust, it’s a challenge.

Review of faith, culture, politics of past 50 years essential reading

In the introduction to Getting Religion, Kenneth L. Woodward states two goals for writing it: to "provide an account of American religion, culture, and politics over the past 50 years by someone who was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time to witness events and people in ways that others never could or did; and to challenge some competing narratives through my personal reflections on what happened and why." That he far surpasses those goals is just one reason why this book is essential reading.