Editor’s Picks

Each month we’ll list new recommendations in the Editor’s Picks section. Here are a few of my current favorites:

Meals have always been important across societies and cultures, a time for friends and families to come together. Tim Chester argues that meals are also deeply theological—an important part of Christian fellowship and mission.
A worldview takes a lasting shape during a collegiate journey. The Passionate Intellect is designed to give students, parents, and other interested readers a guide to the intellectual culture of the modern university and its contribution to society.
Det. Roland March is a homicide cop on his way out. But when he's the only one at a crime scene to find evidence of a missing female victim, he's given one last chance to prove himself. Before he can crack the case, he's transferred to a new one that has grabbed the spotlight—the disappearance of a famous Houston evangelist's teen daughter.
While the World Watched is a poignant and gripping eyewitness account of life in the Jim Crow South—from the bombings, riots and assassinations to the historic marches and triumphs that characterized the civil rights movement. It is a uniquely moving exploration of how racial relations have evolved over the past 5 decades—how far we’ve come, and how far we have yet to go.