Books

Books

The Oxford History of Christian Worship

Any addition to Oxford University Press’s rich treasury of companions, dictionaries and comprehensive histories is an event of note. Indispensable resources for generations of scholars and religious professionals, these volumes can be relied on for their readability and thoroughness.

Amazing Grace

In the present confusion over religion and public life—and the accompanying opportunism—the life and career of William Wilberforce provides a needed tonic.

Second generation

Among all the newer arrivals on the American religious scene, Korean immigrants are the champion church builders.

Radical Hope

Two stories run through this book. The first is about the devastation of Crow culture in the 19th century as whites settled the region that is now southeastern Montana and northern Wyoming; the second concerns not the devastation of Crow culture but the vulnerability of our own culture after the events of 9/11.

Miracle of forgiveness

On the morning of October 10, 2006, a 33-year-old milk truck driver from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, affectionately hugged his two oldest children as they boarded the school bus.