Books

Books

The Deed and the Doer in the Bible: David Daube's Gifford Lectures, Volume 1

David Daube is not well known or much acknowledged in the United States, even among scripture scholars. In Britain, however, he is recognized as a world-class scholar.

The Way Is Made by Walking: A Pilgrimage Along the Camino de Santiago

Erasmus, writing in the early 16th century, provided a scathing critique of the waning, often abusive practice of Christian pilgrimage in his day.

Trustworthy

Barbara Blodgett, director of supervised ministries at Yale Divinity School, has written what may be the best book yet on the crucial issue of pastoral trust. She defines trust as an act, a practice, something that we choose to do in relationship. But she doesn’t rely only on abstract definitions.

Exiles: A Novel

With each novel, Ron Hansen takes considerable risks, whether in exploring new geographical and cultural settings, modeling characters on historical figures or probing the depths of religious experience.

Divided by Faith: Religious Conflict and the Practice of Toleration in Early Modern Europe

In U.S. Protestant circles there is a particularly popular story about the origins of religious toleration. In the aftermath of the Reformation, the story goes, there was an Age of Religious Wars typified by unrelenting repression in all matters religious.