Books

Books

The Shoes of van Gogh

With Henri Nouwen serving as spiritual guide, Cliff Edwards offers a provocative and thoughtful reflection on Vincent van Gogh’s religious sensitivity. He shows how the painter captured a sense of the sacred in the most ordinary scenes.

Exploring the Emergent church

Books

A New Kind of Christian, by Brian McLaren (Jossey-Bass)

Churches inside and out

Outside my office door are boxes of free books and journals left behind by a recently retired professor.
Cover Story

Pop pulpits

I know what it’s like to be a preacher desperate for some point of contact with an otherwise inert congregation.

Help wanted

A mere two years after publishing an absorbing study of anger, Garret Keizer has produced a probing work on an even thornier subject. Is help, as Keizer asserts, the original human dilemma? Was Eve only trying to help Adam when she offered him that piece of fruit?