Jeffrey Wald

Jeffrey Wald
Jeffrey Wald lives in the Twin Cities. His writing has previously appeared in periodicals such as Dappled Things, Touchstone, Genealogies of Modernity, Touchstone, and The New Oxford Review.

Recent Essays

Faith The Size of a Mustard Seed: A Review of Katy Carl’s As Earth Without Water

As Earth Without Water got me thinking about the mystery of seeds, the mystery of faith, and the mystery of Divine action in the world. The novel is not about farmers, or even about the literal planting of seeds. Instead, it is about two painters and sometimes lovers and the germination of their faith and submission to God’s will.

All Shall Be Well: A Review of Raft of Stars

Then I read a book like Raft of Stars, and I am again filled with wonder. Not just at nature–at rivers, forests, and fields–but at my children themselves.