Category: Book Review

Alive!

Holy Week brings us from Palm Sunday to Good Friday to Resurrection Day, from triumph to tragedy back to triumph. It reminds us more than any other liturgical season that Jesus’ life, ministry, tortured...

“Death Row Chaplain” by Earl Smith

reviewed by Samuel K. Atchison “So, you’re reviewing the book that you should have written,” my wife said when I told her about being asked to read Death Row Chaplain by Earl Smith. Indeed,...

Stories Told Across “Enemy” Lines

by Kristyn Komarnicki In her book, Coming Out, Coming to Faith, Coming to the Table, Peggy Green has given us a most valuable gift—a glimpse into the hearts and lives of sexual minority and...

Abundant Simplicity, by Jan Johnson

Reviewed by Christine Sine Jan Johnson’s writings call to retreat and reflect, her encouragement to enter more deeply into the presence of God and live more as Jesus lived have always challenged and strengthened...