How does a well-educated skeptic become a Christian? That’s the thesis of Carolyn Weber’s new memoir, as she tells of her conversion from skeptic to believer during a year spent at Oxford University in the mid-‘90s. Our reviewer takes a closer look at Surprised by Oxford.
The days are getting shorter, and colder. Fall is the perfect time to wind down with a cup of tea, a good book, and a snuggly blanket. Check out what our editors are recommending for your e-reader.
Extreme poverty often feels like an established rule in the universe: The earth revolves around the sun and thousands of children die every day of preventable diseases. Our review takes a look at Dr. Scott C. Todd’s assertion that poverty has an expiration date.
Mark Scandrette is the director of ReIMAGINE, a collective that focuses on spiritual formation, community building, the arts, and social action. Our reviewer looks at Scandrette’s new book, Practicing the Way of Jesus: Life Together in the Kingdom of Love.
Summer is winding down, but there’s still time to tackle a few books before your fall schedule closes in around you. Grab a blanket, your flip-flops, your favorite e-reader, and head out to a park to enjoy the last of summer.
Abundant living and rich relationships are possible when we allow ourselves to be fully known, imperfections and all. Our reviewer takes a look at Tim Willard and Jason Locy’s recent book, Veneer: Living Deeply in a Surface Society.