books

How to Read Lambeth’s Windows

  • Friday, April 4, 2014

Archbishop Justin Welby: “We have lost the art of reading stained glass.”

Still Shopping?

  • Friday, December 13, 2013

The Living Church is here to help with gift ideas for your book-loving friends and family.

Fact-based Honor

  • Friday, October 4, 2013

Review by Aaron Canty • The ability to separate the facts of Saints Francis and Clare from hagiographical aura has been very difficult.

Francis and Beyond

  • Friday, October 4, 2013

Review by Peter Eaton • The Francis of history bears little resemblance to the Francis of later myth and spirituality.

Initiation into Consumerism

  • Thursday, October 3, 2013

By Mark F.M. Clavier • Even while consumerism claims to promote individuality, it compels conformity through the virtual and imaginary worlds it creates.

A Martyr’s Theology

  • Friday, September 20, 2013

Review by Ephraim Radner • The monastic life of Christian community and prayer remains the richest fruit of Christian de Chergé’s witness.

Garrett Turns to the Afterlife

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2013

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald • Greg Garrett: Christians hold beliefs about the afterlife “as much from art and literature as from Scripture and theology.”

One Book, Two Worlds

  • Friday, August 9, 2013

Review by Michael Cover • Michael Legaspi tells a tale of two Bibles: the Bible of Christian Scripture and the Bible of the secular academy.

Transfigured and Transformed

  • Tuesday, August 6, 2013

By Jesse Zink • The Transfiguration has profound consequences for life once we descend from the mountain.

A Son’s Defense

  • Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Review by Gary G. Yerkey • This is an important book written not by some “dispassionate third person,” as the author puts it, but by a loving son.

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