A review of Bishop Michael Curry's book, "Love is the Way: Holding on to Hope in Troubling Times."
I and Thou by Martin Buber A German Jew, Martin Buber was a writer, a scholar, an activist and, perhaps, a mystic, and in 1923 he published Ich and Du, usually translated as I and Thou. I and Thou may be his most well known and influential book, but a close friend once remarked, “You … Continue reading I and Thou by Martin Buber
Convictions of Faith by R. S. Basi Convictions of Faith is an historical novel by R. S. Basi, set in the Kongo Empire in the late 1600s and early 1700s. The novel tells the story of Dona Beatriz, or Kimpa Vita, a young girl born into a relatively well-to-do family who after a transcendent, near … Continue reading Convictions of Faith by R. S. Basi
In 1969 Fr. Robert Farrar Capon, an Episcopal priest in the Diocese of Long Island, published The Supper of the Lamb: A Culinary Reflection, a work which has remained in print ever since. The book is an engaging mix of cooking philosophy, recipes, hospitality, and theology and I am truly grateful to have encountered it. … Continue reading The Supper of the Lamb: A Culinary Reflection, by Fr. Robert Farrar Capon
I'm at an interesting place in my life. At 44 years old I suppose I am, in fact, if not in "middle age" then at least in my middle years. In a year my oldest child will leave for college. In 10 years we'll be empty nesters. I've had a more than reasonable amount of … Continue reading Spiritual Direction by Henri Nouwen