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Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson A National Book Award winner and favorite of many adults, Jacqueline Woodson's
The real assertion being made in all this (neuroscience is remarkable among sciences for its tendency to bypass hypothesis
Those in Christian culture can often seem like ambulance chasers hovering around cultural shifts, ready to defend and preserve Christian "values" - or attack when necessary. Christians in America should not be so worried about being a Christian nation, but instead recommit themselves to being Christians.
In award-winning short fiction writer Elizabeth Harris's novel Mayhem: Three Lives of a Woman, Harris masterfully explores the way that a momentary concession can irrevocably and completely change the course of a life.
Barack Obama and Marilynne Robinson talked about fear in America today.
America is a Christian country. This is true in a number of senses. Most people, if asked, will identify themselves as Christian
ntroduced in 1969, the prize is every bit as prestigious to the UK as the National Book Award is to the literary community of America, but last year, a rule change allowed not just novels written by UK writers, but works from any Novelist writing in the English language.
Now and then we do stop to notice some of this "soft news," which surfaces in explicitly religious comment and, shall we call it, "theology," which is what it is.
Elizabeth Harris's novel "Mayhem: Three Lives of a Woman" won the Gival Press Novel Award and will be published by Gival Press on October 5, 2015.
Each year, millions of books make their way through The New York Public Library system. With so many books to choose from, it would seem an impossible task for our librarians to select their favorites. But, shockingly, it wasn't nearly as difficult as we thought!
Marilynne Robinson's new book, Lila, has been acclaimed by critics as "unflinching," "an exquisite novel of spiritual redemption and love," and "a book whose grandeur is found in its humility."
What we think: Lila by Marilynne Robinson Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $26.00 Published Oct. 7, 2014 Opening lines: “The child
Being "Spiritual?" "Religious?" They are both easy. Robinson writes explicitly "Christianly," and that is harder. In a time when the "Prosperity Gospel" rules, she excises the word and concept "prosperity."
A: It’s given me the material for at least one novel (laughter). People always think my father was a minister or something
In her review of "Evergreen" for BookPage, Trisha Ping writes: "With its quiet beauty, deep compassion and strong emotional pull, Evergreen cements Rasmussen's reputation as one of our most talented new writers."