Books

Books

The Last of the Celts

The adjective Celtic has been used to sell so many things—from books and music to jewelry to alternative spiritualities—that a canny reader might be forgiven for passing over a book called The Last of the Celts as one more piece of fluff.

America Beyond Capitalism

For those whose life involves a continuous dialogue between insights from their religious tradition and the seemingly intractable problems of the political-social-economic world, and who seek to connect a vision of a just society with practical action, Gar Alperovitz’s America Beyond Capitalism

Why I Wake Early

Oliver continues to practice loving attention to the natural world.

The gospel alternative

For many people the phrase “Paul and politics” refers to nothing more than Romans 13 and the common conclusion that Paul was basically a conservative supporter of government as a divinely appointed institution.

Deep sleep

Not long ago I had a conversation with a Roman Catholic bishop who is an excellent administrator, a thoughtful leader and a world traveler.