In the November Disciple I introduced the book 100 Things Every Child Should Know Before Confirmation (248.8). Now we have a related title, Presbyterian Worship; Questions and Answers... (More...)
In Tokens of Trust (230 W) Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, uses the Apostles and Nicene Creeds as the scaffold for reintroducing us to our Christian faith. He reminds us that... (More...)
As I looked over 100 Things Every Child Should Know before Confirmation; a Guide for Parents and Youth Leaders, by Rebecca Kirtpatrick (248.8 K), I wondered how many I (at age 70+)... (More...)
Pastor and popular blogger John Pavlovitz has written A Bigger Table: Building Messy, Authentic, and Hopeful Spiritual Community (261 P).
Raised a Roman Catholic, he eventually became... (More...)
In Chosen? Reading the Bible amid the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (221.6 B), prolific Biblical scholar Walter Brueggemann explores the questions many Christians raise about this timely... (More...)
Two new books in the Church Library examine the urgent topic of gun violence. Common Ground; Talking About Gun Violence in America (261.8 G) by pastor Donald V. Gaffney, takes a Biblical... (More...)
A recent book by leading biblical scholar N. T. Wright is now in the Church Library. Surprised by Hope; Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church (234 W) takes... (More...)
To me, it seems unusual to have a book of faith-related reflections written by a lawyer and business executive. But Learning from my Father; Lessons on Life and Faith, by David Lawther... (More...)
Chaplain and spiritual counselor Andrea Raynor has written The Alphabet of Grief, Words to Help in Time of Sorrow (155.9).
It consists of brief reflections on dealing with grief under... (More...)
Just in time for the holiday season comes another best-seller by Anne Lamott. This one could not be more appropriate for right now: Almost Everything; Notes on Hope (248 L).
The very... (More...)
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